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The Burleigh Primary School, Cheshunt

Description: The Burleigh Primary School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 157527

OS Grid Reference: TL3568402512
OS Grid Coordinates: 535684, 202512
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7049, -0.0378

Location: Blindman's Lane, Broxbourne, Hertfordshire EN8 9DP

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

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Listing Text


TL 3502 The Burleigh Primary
12/60 School.


School. 1946. Hertfordshire County Council. Horizontal precast concrete
panels; mono-pitched roof to deep eaves. Central hall with kitchens towards
road, classroom block to south and 3 infants classrooms in staggered
arrangement linked by corridors to the north, the latter comprising the
earliest part of the school. Infants classrooms glazed away from road; each
of 3 bays; wall to wall vertical windows to each bay; wall to wall glazing,
divided horizontally by transom. Entrance to each of former infants
classrooms to south side, beneath concrete canopies.

Attached ball of 1 tall storey, with very shallow pitched roof; 8 bays, 6
glazed to lower part of wall; continuous clerestory band beneath deep eaves.
Block of 5 classrooms attached to south, in pairs except for end one, each'
almost fully glazed away from road; 4-lights each. Service areas towards

The Burleigh school was the first school to be built on the influential
Hertfordshire County Council system.

Listing NGR: TL3568402512

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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