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Dewhurst St Mary Jmi School, Cheshunt

Description: Dewhurst St Mary Jmi School

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 11 June 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 157284

OS Grid Reference: TL3502002574
OS Grid Coordinates: 535020, 202574
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7057, -0.0474

Location: Dewhurst Road, Broxbourne, Hertfordshire EN8 9ND

Locality: Cheshunt
Local Authority: Broxbourne Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: EN8 9ND

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Listing Text

(north side)
St Mary JMI
TL 3502 . 12/26 11.6.54 (Formerly listed as Dewhurst School)


1640 for Richard Dewhurst. Rare example of red brick school
building from period. Single storey and attics, modern tile
roof. E elevation has 6 brick-coped gables set over 4-light
ground floor brick-mullioned windows which are separated by
moulded, stepped buttresses. Centre 2 windows longer than
others. Continuous plinth. Large ovolo-moulded floor band RD 1640
plaque to 3rd gable from left. 1-bay yellow stock brick
extension on N, continuing floor band. S end has tall chimney
stack of 6 square conjoined shafts, and on S end of W elevation
is a square projecting staircase tower, gabled on 2 sides, with
chamfered arch-headed door on S ground floor and date plaque to
gable., Taller gabled square projection N of this, but remainder
of W side has an attached C19 gabled extension in salmon pink
brick which repeats the mullioned windows and moulded buttresses
of main building.

Listing NGR: TL3502002574

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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