TEMPLEWOOD SCHOOL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1101085
Date first listed:
30-Mar-1993
Statutory Address:
TEMPLEWOOD SCHOOL, PENTLEY PARK

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Location

Statutory Address:
TEMPLEWOOD SCHOOL, PENTLEY PARK

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
Welwyn Hatfield (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TL 23558 13885

Details

The folowing building shall be added to the list:-



WELWYN GARDEN CITY PENTLEY PARK

TL 21 SW

968/1/10000 Templewood School

II*

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
158260
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Saint, A, Towards a Social Architecture: The Role of School-Building in Post-War England, (1987)

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 18 Apr 2003
Reference: IOE01/10319/34
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