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FORMER COUNTY SCHOOL

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: FORMER COUNTY SCHOOL

List entry Number: 1079913

Location

FORMER COUNTY SCHOOL, TOWN HALL APPROACH ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Greater London Authority

District: Haringey

District Type: London Borough

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Aug-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 201535

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

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

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National Grid Reference: TQ 33622 89436

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