This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
The folowing building shall be added to the list:-
WELWYN GARDEN CITY PENTLEY PARK
TL 21 SW
968/1/10000 Templewood School
Primary school. 1950. Hertfordshire County Council. Steel frame with precast concrete panels, set vertically and coloured panel infill, on Hills 8' 3" system, as modified by Hertfordshire County Council. Irregular plan with hall at core with kitchen and dining rooms on a line to the east. Two further limbs of single storey classrooms, including three low classrooms for infants, to south western arm and 5 taller classrooms to north-west for juniors, all in staggered arrangement. Horizontal strip windows of 3 bays per classroom, with coloured solid panels beneath, set in metal frames; overhanging eaves cornice. Interior contains three original murals by Pat Tew, a pair outside the hall and one in the dining room.
Awarded RIBA medal.
A. Saint, Towards a Social Architecture.
Listing NGR: TL2355813885
© Mr David Johns. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Johns, David
Rights Holder: Johns, David
Concrete, Steel, 20th Century Metal Framed Building, Monument (By Form), Elementary School, Education, School