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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.


List entry Number: 1103528



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Hertsmere

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Aug-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 164269

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TL 20 SE POTTERS BAR HIGH STREET (West side) Potters Bar

5/216 Ladbrooke School - and Forecourt Wall

- II

School house. 1861-2. Stock brick with red and white brick and stone dressings. Green and blue slate roof. T plan with 2 storey house to left and 1 storey school room in main range. Polychrome Gothic. Front: gabled entrance porch in angle of main range and projecting wing. Pointed arch and stop chamfered surround to entrance with decoratively hinged timber door. Small buttresses to porch. 2 bays to school room. To right 2 lancets with trefoiled heads and stone sills under a gable. To left 3 similar lights, that to centre taller, with chamfered stone surrounds under a larger gable. House with slightly higher ridge. 3 light rectangular ground floor bay. 2 light glazing bar casement on first floor under polychrome brick relieving arch. Large gable. Red brick diapering on front walls. All gables have prominent and varied cusped or trefoiled ornamental bargeboards. Steeply pitched roof has slates in decorative stripes. Small timber bell-cote with fleche central on ridge. To right small stone ridge stack. Right gable end wall has 3 lancets with similar detailing as at front recessed in a chamfered white brick round relieving arch. Left return has central entrance with small gable above, 2 light casement to left, to right a stack corbelled out. Interior not inspected. Forecourt wall attached to left has plinth, chamfered stone coping stepped up at intervals and brick diapering. Pyramidal heads to 2 sets of piers. Original timber and iron gate to right. To rear linked to large C20 extension not of special interest. (Pevsner 1977).

Listing NGR: TL2605501115

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: TL 26055 01115


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