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Description: Barclay School
Date Listed: 30 March 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 158133
OS Grid Reference: TL2369125650
OS Grid Coordinates: 523691, 225650
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9157, -0.2030
STEVENAGE WALKERN ROAD
733/2/10001 Barclay School
Secondary School. 1950-51. Yorke, Rosenberg and Mardall.
Brick, stone rubble, glass bricks, precast concrete panels,
reinforced concrete. Flat roof. One and two storeys. Plan
roughly 'H' shaped. Extensively glazed with horizontal strip
widows; metal frames. Entrance has curved wall, supporting a
pergola over the entrance. Angular concrete staircases at
intervals externally. Fine, spacious entrance hall with
ironstone paving, two staircases and glass brick wall; also
abstract mural by Kenneth Rowntree. This was the first co-
educational school in Hertfordshire. It was awarded the RIBA
A. Saint, Towards A Social Architecture;
A. Powers, In the Line of Development.
Listing NGR: TL2369125650
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Source: English Heritage
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