ESSENDON SCHOOL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1251127

Date first listed: 30-Mar-1993

Statutory Address: ESSENDON SCHOOL, SCHOOL LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: ESSENDON SCHOOL, SCHOOL LANE

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Welwyn Hatfield (District Authority)

Parish: Essendon

National Grid Reference: TL 27766 08622

Summary

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History

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Details

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SCHOOL LANE

ESSENDON

TL 20 NE

77/9/10002 Essendon School II

Primary school. 1947. Hertfordshire County Council. Steel frame with horizontal precast concrete panels on Hills 8' 3" system as reformed by Hertfordshire County Council. Low pitched roof to hall; flat roofs to classrooms. Tall hall block, with a pair of lower single storey junior classrooms attached and, stepped back and separated by lower entrance link, the infants' classroom block. All arranged along a slight ridge with classrooms overlooking valley. Hall mostly solid walled, with inset 5-bay strip of tall windows at first floor level; brick podium, recessed behind steel columns. Prominent circular concrete chimney to end. Classrooms almost fully glazed to view with three bays of glazing per classroom. Metal window frames. Overhanging eaves "cornice". The first school built on the Hills 8' 3" system as reformed by Hertfordshire.

A. Saint Towards a Social Architecture.

Listing NGR: TL2776608622

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 433750

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Saint, A, Towards a Social Architecture: The Role of School-Building in Post-War England, (1987)

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