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Barclay School, Stevenage

Description: Barclay School

Grade: II
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

Location: 15 Church Lane, Stevenage, Hertfordshire SG1 3RB

Locality: Stevenage
Local Authority: Stevenage Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG1 3RB

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Listing Text


TL 2325

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
Bronze Medal.

A. Saint, Towards A Social Architecture;

A. Powers, In the Line of Development.

Listing NGR: TL2369125650

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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