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Templewood School, Welwyn Garden City

Description: Templewood School

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 30 March 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 158260

OS Grid Reference: TL2355813885
OS Grid Coordinates: 523558, 213885
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8100, -0.2091

Location: 26 Pentley Park, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire AL8 7SD

Locality: Welwyn Garden City
Local Authority: Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: AL8 7SD

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Listing Text

The folowing building shall be added to the list:-


TL 21 SW

968/1/10000 Templewood School


Primary school. 1950. Hertfordshire County Council. Steel
frame with precast concrete panels, set vertically and
coloured panel infill, on Hills 8' 3" system, as modified by
Hertfordshire County Council. Irregular plan with hall at
core with kitchen and dining rooms on a line to the east. Two
further limbs of single storey classrooms, including three low
classrooms for infants, to south western arm and 5 taller
classrooms to north-west for juniors, all in staggered
arrangement. Horizontal strip windows of 3 bays per
classroom, with coloured solid panels beneath, set in metal
frames; overhanging eaves cornice. Interior contains three
original murals by Pat Tew, a pair outside the hall and one in
the dining room.

Awarded RIBA medal.

A. Saint, Towards a Social Architecture.

Listing NGR: TL2355813885

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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