WOODSIDE JUNIOR SCHOOL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1200392
Date first listed:
30-Mar-1993
Statutory Address:
WOODSIDE JUNIOR SCHOOL, MITCHELL WALK

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Location

Statutory Address:
WOODSIDE JUNIOR SCHOOL, MITCHELL WALK

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

County:
Buckinghamshire
District:
Chiltern (District Authority)
Parish:
Amersham
National Grid Reference:
SU9729198369

Details

BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, CHILTERN, MITCHELL WALK

AMERSHAM

SU 99 NE, 166/3/10001, Woodside Junior School

II

Junior School. 1956-57. Mary and David Medd of Ministry of Education. Buff brick and painted timber cladding. Flat roof, except for hall which is taller, with mono-pitched roof. Irregular picturesque plan with hall and lower music/dining room at the core and classrooms in two groups of four, extending to south-east from either end. Single storeyed. Deep strip windows to classrooms with solid spandrels below; floor to ceiling windows facing courtyard to hall and dining areas. The first true 'rationalised traditional' school, built as a prototype by the Ministry of Education.

A. Saint, Towards a Social Architecture.

Listing NGR: SU9729198369

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
350331
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.

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Date: 07 Mar 2005
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