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Woodlands First School, Woodlands

Description: Woodlands First School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 334872

OS Grid Reference: SE5332707627
OS Grid Coordinates: 453327, 407627
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5626, -1.1964

Location: Chadwick Road, Doncaster DN6 7RG

Locality: Woodlands
County: Doncaster
Country: England
Postcode: DN6 7RG

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Listing Text

SE 50 NW
(south side),
11/8 Woodlands First School
School. c1910 with later additions. For the Brodsworth Colliery Company.
Red brick with ashlar limestone dressings, red tile roof. Rectangular,
2-storey assembly hall with twin 1-storey classroom wings on 3 sides; main
entrance between twin cloakroom wings on north side with flanking toilet
blocks set back in corners; in Arts and Crafts style; later additions to
right return and 3 corners are not of special interest. Entrance has ashlar
portico with buttresses flanking square-headed double doors in splayed recess
beneath hollow-moulded segmental arch with string course and coped parapet
over; flanking wings lit by 2-light casements with projecting sills and plain
heads beneath gables with lozenge motifs and shaped ashlar copings; toilet
blocks with 3 windows, string course and segmental-headed ashlar parapets
set between brick piers. Classroom wing to each side have 1- and 2-light
windows, coped end gables and hipped roofs at junction with central block;
conical ridge ventilators. Central assembly hall range lit by a pair of
linked dormers each with cross window beneath gables as rest; from roof slope
to each side rise offset brick stacks with oversailing bands at top; large
octagonal central ridge ventilator with balustraded sides and cornice to
leaded ogee dome. Returns: classroom gables have 4-light windows, otherwise
as front; central block with square-headed windows and timbered upper gables
beneath plain bargeboards. Important element of the Woodlands colliery
village designed and laid out by Percy Houfton from 1907 (see under Church of
All Saints, Central Avenue).

Listing NGR: SE5332707627

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Source: English Heritage

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