Former County School

Date:
14 Jan 2001
Location:
Former County School, Town Hall Approach Road, Tottenham, Haringey, Greater London, N15 4RY
Reference:
IOE01/02552/33
Type:
Photograph (Digital)

Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

TOWN HALL APPROACH ROAD (west side) TQ 3389 26/284 Former County School

II GV

School. Built 1913 by H Goothall. English bond red brick with limestone dressings; hipped Welsh slate roofs; brick stacks with moulded caps. Edwardian Baroque style. 3 storeys. 3:5:3 fenestration with taller central block brought forward.

Central block: ground floor of channelled stone rustication has 12-pane sashes set in semi-circular arched architraves with projecting apron blocks, which are divided at impost level by the bases of Ionic pilasters with festooned volutes which articulate upper storey; central bay has square-headed window beneath tall semi-circular arched window framed by open pediment set on similar engaged Ionic columns. Other first floor windows have 12-pane sashes set in eared architraves with carved tassels to corners of panelled aprons. Modillioned cornice. Glazed cupola on roof. Outer blocks each have ashlar ground floor with semi-circular- arched doorway framed in classical architrave with entablature set on paired and engaged Ionic coloumns; tripartite windows with glazing bars and similar first floor windows set in moulded stone architraves with panelled aprons, flanked by scrolls to centre. 3-bay side walls in matching style. Rear walls of yellow brick with gauged red brick flat arches over casements. Classrooms surround quadrangle to rear. Interior: ground-floor assembly room with moulded beams and cornices; first-floor gym has iron-braced collar-truss roof and panelled transverse partition.

Listing NGR: TQ3362289436

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/0097 IOE Records taken by Quentin Ball; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Quentin Ball. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Ball, Quentin

Rights Holder: Ball, Quentin

Keywords

Brick, Limestone, Welsh Slate, 20th Century School, Education

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