THE OLD SCHOOL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1102844
Date first listed:
15-Jun-1971
Statutory Address:
THE OLD SCHOOL, CHURCH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE OLD SCHOOL, CHURCH STREET

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
St. Albans (District Authority)
Parish:
Wheathampstead
National Grid Reference:
TL 17582 13921

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 18/12/2014

TL 11 SE 6/388

WHEATHAMPSTEAD, CHURCH STREET (north side), The Old School

15.6.71

GV II

School, now offices. 1862 by E Browning in a polychrome Decorated Gothic style. Knapped flint walling with zig-zag bands of yellow gault brick. Westmoreland slate roof with zig-zag Welsh slate pattern. E gable end has a diagonal-set wooden belfry with a leaded spike. Traceried woodwork to top of gable beneath. Single storey. Church Street side has 3 gables over 3-light traceried windows. Dog tooth eaves. Slightly later W extension with plate-traceried, 2-light window beneath smaller gable. 2 similar windows on return gable end. Round arch window to W gable with foliate label stops. Rear elevation much altered. (Pevsner (1977)).



Listing NGR: TL1758213921

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
163932
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Hertfordshire, (1977)

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: 11 Sep 1999
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