Ladbrooke School And Forecourt Wall
- 31 Oct 1999
- Ladbrooke School And Forecourt Wall, High Street, Potters Bar, Hertsmere, Hertfordshire, EN6 5AJ
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
TL 20 SE POTTERS BAR HIGH STREET (West side) Potters Bar
5/216 Ladbrooke School - and Forecourt Wall
School house. 1861-2. Stock brick with red and white brick and stone dressings. Green and blue slate roof. T plan with 2 storey house to left and 1 storey school room in main range. Polychrome Gothic. Front: gabled entrance porch in angle of main range and projecting wing. Pointed arch and stop chamfered surround to entrance with decoratively hinged timber door. Small buttresses to porch. 2 bays to school room. To right 2 lancets with trefoiled heads and stone sills under a gable. To left 3 similar lights, that to centre taller, with chamfered stone surrounds under a larger gable. House with slightly higher ridge. 3 light rectangular ground floor bay. 2 light glazing bar casement on first floor under polychrome brick relieving arch. Large gable. Red brick diapering on front walls. All gables have prominent and varied cusped or trefoiled ornamental bargeboards. Steeply pitched roof has slates in decorative stripes. Small timber bell-cote with fleche central on ridge.
To right small stone ridge stack. Right gable end wall has 3 lancets with similar detailing as at front recessed in a chamfered white brick round relieving arch. Left return has central entrance with small gable above, 2 light casement to left, to right a stack corbelled out.
Interior not inspected. Forecourt wall attached to left has plinth, chamfered stone coping stepped up at intervals and brick diapering.
Pyramidal heads to 2 sets of piers. Original timber and iron gate to right. To rear linked to large C20 extension not of special interest.
Listing NGR: TL2605501115
© Mr Sam Klok. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Klok, Sam
Rights Holder: Klok, Sam
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