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KINGSTHORPE GROVE LOWER SCHOOL AND ATTACHED FRONT WALLS AND GATEWAYS

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.

Name: KINGSTHORPE GROVE LOWER SCHOOL AND ATTACHED FRONT WALLS AND GATEWAYS

List entry Number: 1257892

Location

KINGSTHORPE GROVE LOWER SCHOOL AND ATTACHED FRONT WALLS AND GATEWAYS, KINGSTHORPE GROVE

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

County: Northamptonshire

District: Northampton

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-Mar-1997

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 463330

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SP 7562 NORTHAMPTON KINGSTHORPE GROVE (north east side)

725/10/10016 Kingsthorpe Grove Lower School and attached front walls and gateways GV II School. 1905. By Law and Harris. Red brick with moulded terracotta dressings. Plain tile roofs with many coped gables and finials and various brick stacks. Simplified Flemish renaissance style. Plan is symmetrical about a central hall with wings to either side and then Nursery Unit to left linked by wall and ornamental gateway. Mostly single storey. Long facade has fenestration of glazing bar sashes. Hall has mullion and transom windows with leaded lights containing art nouveau style stained glass. Nursery Unit to the left is in the same style. Extending to the right of the main range is another ornamental gateway and wall. INTERIOR. Nursery Unit has central hall with surrounding classrooms leading off which retain original fireplaces. Hall has dado tiling and in end windows art nouveau style stained glass. The main range has a larger central hall with more elaborate stained glass and corridors leading from it with ranges of classrooms. Corridors have dado tiling and the classrooms original fireplaces. Slightly detached to the right and forming a group is the Cookery Centre (qv). The whole school is a very good example of the period, remaining virtually intact and having many fine details.





Listing NGR: SP7535762840

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National Grid Reference: SP 75357 62840

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