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Description: Lady Banks School
Date Listed: 6 September 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 203064
OS Grid Reference: TQ1045386919
OS Grid Coordinates: 510453, 186919
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5703, -0.4077
The following building shall be added:
TQ 18 NW DAWLISH DRIVE
42/57 Lady Banks School
School. 1935-6, by W T Curtis and H W Burchett. Steel frame clad in pale
orange brick with beige brick bands and concrete details; flat roofs not
visible. Rectangular plan with central courtyard. Modernist style inspired by
the work of W M Dudok. 2-storey, 12-window range with continuous concrete
lintels and cill bands to iron casement windows set in beige brick surrounds,
flanked by 2-storey stair tower to left with concrete lintel and cill band to
tall stair light, and taller stair tower to right with prominent swept lintel
over one-light windows and central door with stepped jambs, tall stair-light
broken by projecting concrete lintels, plain concrete frieze and projecting
parapet and octagonal lantern to roof. Flanked by similar 2-storey, 5-window
ranges and one-storey blocks, with plainer rear elevation flanked by slightly-
projecting blocks housing stairs. Interior: plain with brick walling.
(Architecture Illustrated, Nov 1936)
Listing NGR: TQ1045386919
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Source: English Heritage
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