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Description: St Joan of Arcs Convent High School
Date Listed: 26 July 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 158809
OS Grid Reference: TQ0629394608
OS Grid Coordinates: 506293, 194608
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6402, -0.4653
TQ 09 SE RICKMANSWORTH HIGH STREET
9/166 St. Joan of Arc's
26.7.51 Convent High School
House, now school. c.1720-30. Red brick, tiled roof. 5 bays. 2 storeys
and attic. Central entrance: 6 fielded panelled door, panelled reveals,
moulded lintel and jambs, Ionic doorcase with engaged fluted columns,
pediment. Glazing bar sashes in shallow reveals, gauged brick flat
arched heads. 9 pane sashes in attic. Moulded brick plinth and cornice.
Stone coped parapet. To rear: central entrance, panelled reveals, carved
brackets to hood, moulded architrave. Glazing bar sashes with cambered
heads. Ground floor canted bay added to right in C19. Left return plain
with a projecting addition. Set back to right are 3 storey additions of
1929 not of special interest. Interior: open well stair with carved
cheek pieces, moulded handrail, renewed balusters. Formerly The Elms,
home of George Eliot.
Listing NGR: TQ0629394608
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Source: English Heritage
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