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Woodlands Middle School, Woodlands

Description: Woodlands Middle School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 334898

OS Grid Reference: SE5332507596
OS Grid Coordinates: 453325, 407596
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5623, -1.1964

Location: Edwin Road, Doncaster DN6 7RG

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

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Listing Text

SE 50 NW (north end, off),

11/34 Woodlands Middle School

School. c1910. For the Brodsworth Colliery Company. Red brick with ashlar
limestone dressings, red tile roofs. Single storey of various heights;
symmetrical front with 3 gabled classrooms flanked by entrances into
cloakroom side-wings, set to rear a taller rectangular assembly hall with
gabled dormers; additional ranges to sides and rear; in Arts and Crafts
style; 2-storey, 2 : 3 :2-bay wing of c1930 to far left (not of special
interest). Entrances have matching ashlar porticos each with buttresses
flanking square-headed double doors recessed beneath hollow-moulded segmental
arch with string course and parapet over. Cloakroom wings to either side
have 2-and 3-light casements, conical ridge ventilators and shaped ashlar end
gable copings. Classrooms, set back to centre, each have tall, square-headed
4-light windows divided by brick piers and central stone mullions; each gable
with lozenge motifs and shaped ashlar copings; ridge ventilators. Assembly
hall rises to rear and has 2-light clerestorey windows in 3 dormer with
lozenge ornament in coped gables; centre of ridge crowned by a large
octagonal ventilator with balustraded sides and cornice to leaded ogee dome.
Gabled returns of assembly hall lit by large semicircular windows with ashlar
and brick voussoirs, projecting keystones and hoodmoulds. 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: SE5332407596

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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