ST CRISPIN'S SCHOOL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1238550
Date first listed:
30-Mar-1993
Statutory Address:
ST CRISPIN'S SCHOOL, LONDON ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
ST CRISPIN'S SCHOOL, LONDON ROAD

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

District:
Wokingham (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Wokingham
National Grid Reference:
SU 81996 68647

Details

WOKINGHAM BERKSHIRE WOKINGHAM LONDON ROAD SU 86 NW 1886/10/10001 St Crispin's School II Secondary school. 1951-53. Ministry of Education Development Group. Steel frame with precast concrete panels, mostly horizontal strips, but on end wall of gymnasium panels of rectangular shape and in two colours, arranged in chequered board fashion. 3' 4" grid. Flat roof. Rambling plan with communal spaces to north-west and classrooms around a courtyard to south-east. 4 storey classroom block above entrance. The remainder largely single storeyed. 4 storey block has deep strip windows along south, east and west sides. Classrooms also with deep strip windows with obscured glass panels below windows. Slim-sectioned painted window frames. The first of the Ministry's prototype prefabricated schools, it demonstrated how prefabrication techniques could be applied to multi-storey buildings. Ministry of Education Building Bulletins:- New Secondary Schools (1950) and Wokingham School (1952).

Listing NGR: SU8199668647

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
41799
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Ministry of Education Building Bulletin' in New Secondary Schools, (1950)
'Ministry of Education Building Bulletin' in Wokingham School, (1952)

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: 10 Apr 2001
Reference: IOE01/03201/01
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