NORTH WESTERN BLOCK AT THE BRITISH SCHOOL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1102129
Date first listed:
06-Jun-1975
Date of most recent amendment:
04-Jun-1999
Statutory Address:
NORTH WESTERN BLOCK AT THE BRITISH SCHOOL, QUEEN STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
NORTH WESTERN BLOCK AT THE BRITISH SCHOOL, QUEEN STREET

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
North Hertfordshire (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TL 18618 28883

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
161595
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

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Date: 16 Mar 2005
Reference: IOE01/11157/09
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