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Description: St Hugh's Preparatory School at St Edmund's College (Rc) (To South of Allen Hall)
Date Listed: 24 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 161030
OS Grid Reference: TL3717221944
OS Grid Coordinates: 537172, 221944
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8792, -0.0086
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Old Hall Green
TL 32 SE STANDON CAMBRIDGE ROAD
St Hugh 's Preparatory School at
1/16 St Edmund's College (RC) (to S of
Allen Hall) (formerly listed as
St Hugh's School under St Edmund's EC
College, Old Hall Green)
House, now a prep school. 1851 by Augustus Welby Pugin for Ward headmaster
of St Edmund's College. Subsequently extended to rear (W) and
Schoolroom added in similar style in C19. Chapel of 1938 and
classroom wing beyond of 1961 not of special interest. 2 storeys
grey brick irregular H-plan house with red brick used on less
important parts on N and W sides. Steep red tile roofs. Large
single-storey red brick hipped tile roof schoolroom attached at
W, now pebbledashed in part. Gothic style throughout. E front
has symmetrical 3-windows part on right and entrance in the angle
with a deeply recessed part on the left. Right hand part has 2-
storeys canted stone mullioned bay windows flanking a single
storey central canted porch. 2 similar canted bay windows on
left and 4-centred stone entrance doorway with carved spandrels,
moulded label, 2 carved plaques above (one with a crest of a lamb
holding a papal key, the other with the Ward monogram). An oriel
window projects over the door.
Listing NGR: TL3717221944
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Source: English Heritage
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