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The School, Harlow

Description: The School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 June 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 119441

OS Grid Reference: TL4826311544
OS Grid Coordinates: 548263, 211544
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7829, 0.1480

Location: Churchgate Street, Harlow, Essex CM17 0JS

Locality: Harlow
Local Authority: Harlow District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM17 0JS

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Listing Text

(west side)
The School
TL 4811 NW 7/7


Mid C19 former school, a complex based on a T-plan of one tall storey built
of coursed and squared rag-stone with ashlar quoins and dressings. Roofs
ridged and gabled clad with peg-tile with verge boards of Victorian Gothic
style hollow moulded and cusped - octagonal pendants at the apexes. Windows
tall rectangular voids with hollow chamfered mullions and no transoms.
The street frontage (east) has a gabled porch with 4 centred door head with
datestone over: AD. 1850. Four buttresses each with 3 off-sets interspersed
with 2 single and 2 pairs of double rectangular lancet windows complete
this elevation. At the centre of the roof a lantern part tile hung, saltire
traceried, with pyramidal roof on bold bracketted eaves.

Listing NGR: TL4826311544

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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