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The Old School, Wheathampstead

Description: The Old School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 June 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 163932

OS Grid Reference: TL1758213921
OS Grid Coordinates: 517582, 213921
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8116, -0.2958

Location: 21 Bury Green, Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire AL4 8AW

Locality: Wheathampstead
Local Authority: St Albans City Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: AL4 8AW

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Listing Text

(north side)

6/388 The Old School



School, now offices. 1869 by E Browning in a polychrome
Decorated Gothic style. Knapped flint walling with zig-zag bands
of yellow gault brick. Westmoreland slate roof with zig-zag
Welsh slate pattern. E gable end has a diagonal-set wooden
belfry with a leaded spike. Traceried woodwork to top of gable
beneath. Single storey. Church Street side has 3 gables over 3-
light traceried windows. Dog tooth eaves. Slightly later W
extension with plate-traceried, 2-light window beneath smaller
gable. 2 similar windows on return gable end. Round arch window
to W gable with foliate label stops. Rear elevation much
altered. (Pevsner (1977)).

Listing NGR: TL1758213921

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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