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Greenfields School, Watford Rural

Description: Greenfields School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 March 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 159001

OS Grid Reference: TQ1130192249
OS Grid Coordinates: 511301, 192249
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6181, -0.3938

Location: Barnhurst Path, Watford Rural, Hertfordshire WD19 6TS

Locality: Watford Rural
Local Authority: Three Rivers District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WD19 6TS

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list:-


TQ 19 SW

474/10/10002 Greenfields School

Primary school. 1951-52. H.T. Swain of Hertfordshire County
Council. Steel frame with horizontal precast concrete panels
on Hills 8' 3" system as modified by Hertfordshire. Low
pitched and flat roofs. Single storeyed. Compact plan, with
tall hall and lower dining room opening from the hall and
classrooms and staff room, organised around an open courtyard.
Hall with solid sides and fully glazed end window 5 bays wide,
rising to low pitched roof. Dining room fully glazed, as are
classrooms, except for a low band of solid panels beneath the
windows. Metal framed windows. Prominent eaves/cornice.
This was the first of the second generation of Hertfordshire
schools on the Hills 8' 3" system, characterised by tighter
planning, following changes in Ministry of Education cost

A. Saint, Towards A Social Architecture.

Listing NGR: TQ1130192249

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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