BOYS BRITISH SCHOOL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1205768
Date first listed:
01-Nov-1972
Date of most recent amendment:
31-Oct-1994
Statutory Address:
BOYS BRITISH SCHOOL, 1, 2 AND 3, EAST STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
BOYS BRITISH SCHOOL, 1, 2 AND 3, EAST STREET

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

County:
Essex
District:
Uttlesford (District Authority)
Parish:
Saffron Walden
National Grid Reference:
TL 54129 38471

Details

SAFFRON WALDEN

TL5438 EAST STREET 669-1/2/140 (North side) 01/11/72 Nos.1, 2 and 3 Boys British School (Formerly Listed as: EAST STREET R A Butler School Annex)

GV II

School. Dated 1838 and named Boys British School. Gault brick, slate roof. Original rectangular plan with central projection, now with deep red brick rear wing at W end and second block set in internal rear angle. Single storey, now divided with upper half storey. S front elevation: 9 bays with central 3 bays breaking forward under pediment, Tuscan engaged columns and pilasters, plain frieze has date and name. Central simple doorway, now with plain side-lights, C20 door of 6 fielded panels. Window below pediment in 2 registers, casements with glazing bars, lower each 2x(2x3) panes, upper 2x(2x2) panes. Outer windows deeply recessed but now horizontally divided at level of C20 inserted floor, round heads with glazing bars, radial in heads. Lower sections now with 5x3 panes sashes and red brick splayed sills. C20 inserted attic windows, round headed, leaded, above. Those below have glazing bars, radial in head, 4x3 sashes below. Small central C20 clock turret with tented roof. Rear N elevation: E end similar to front but simpler, 4 bays, principal windows centrally divided by brick blocking, upper D sections have vertical glazing bars, 4 panes, lower sections now double casements with glazing bars, 4x3 panes. W end, on falling ground has C20 red brick gabled wing, 3 storeys, adjacent infilling block to E has catslide roof from principal block, 2 mock-timber-framed facade gables. C20 windows, casements with glazing bars. W end elevation: C19 building gabled with 4 windows, now similar to rear of E end. 2 round window above, projecting eaves and purlins. E elevation gable end stack, truncated high C20 vents in old roundels. Ground floor, 2 C20 6-panel doors, to W with simplified Ionic pedimented surround.

Listing NGR: TL5412938471

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
370523
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 19 Feb 2003
Reference: IOE01/07486/07
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter A Riding. Source Historic England Archive
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