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NORTH WESTERN BLOCK AT THE BRITISH 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: NORTH WESTERN BLOCK AT THE BRITISH SCHOOL

List entry Number: 1102129

Location

NORTH WESTERN BLOCK AT THE BRITISH SCHOOL, QUEEN STREET

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-Jun-1975

Date of most recent amendment: 04-Jun-1999

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 161595

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TL 1828 NE QUEEN STREET (South-east side) 834/3/334 North-western block at the 6.6.1975 British School

GV II

Former girls and infants schools. 1857-8. Red brick in Flemish bond, Welsh slate roof. 2-storeys 3 x 12 bays in dignified classical style. First floor band; modillion brick cornice. Road elevation has open pediment with date stone and circular window in tympanium, 3 narrow round-arched windows to 1st floor having 10-pane sashes and key blocks. On ground floor, central projection with 2 stone steps up to 6 panel double door with fanlight below keyed round arch, flanking 6-pane sashes; entablature. Right return of 4:3:5 bays, centre projecting slightly and pedimented. Central doorway with bracketed cornice; end doorway on right. Windows are 16-pane sashes, with 12-pane sashes to centre, and to 1st floor of centre a 12-pane, sash flanked by 8-pane sashes. HISTORY: Part of the school which was founded originally in 1810 by William Wiltshire, a Hitchin lawyer.



Listing NGR: TL1861828883

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National Grid Reference: TL 18618 28883

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