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GREENFIELDS 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: GREENFIELDS SCHOOL

List entry Number: 1101571

Location

GREENFIELDS SCHOOL, PRESTWICK ROAD

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Three Rivers

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Watford Rural

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Mar-1993

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 159001

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

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WATFROD RURAL PRESTWICK ROAD

TQ 19 SW

474/10/10002 Greenfields School II

Primary school. 1951-52. H.T. Swain of Hertfordshire County Council. Steel frame with horizontal precast concrete panels on Hills 8' 3" system as modified by Hertfordshire. Low pitched and flat roofs. Single storeyed. Compact plan, with tall hall and lower dining room opening from the hall and classrooms and staff room, organised around an open courtyard. Hall with solid sides and fully glazed end window 5 bays wide, rising to low pitched roof. Dining room fully glazed, as are classrooms, except for a low band of solid panels beneath the windows. Metal framed windows. Prominent eaves/cornice. This was the first of the second generation of Hertfordshire schools on the Hills 8' 3" system, characterised by tighter planning, following changes in Ministry of Education cost controls.

A. Saint, Towards A Social Architecture.

Listing NGR: TQ1130192249

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: TQ 11301 92249

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