GREENFIELDS SCHOOL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1101571
Date first listed:
30-Mar-1993
Statutory Address:
GREENFIELDS SCHOOL, PRESTWICK ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
GREENFIELDS SCHOOL, PRESTWICK ROAD

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
Three Rivers (District Authority)
Parish:
Watford Rural
National Grid Reference:
TQ 11301 92249

Details

The following building shall be added to the list:-

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
159001
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: 16 Sep 2004
Reference: IOE01/09313/19
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