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Denes High School, Lowestoft

Description: Denes High School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 June 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 391371

OS Grid Reference: TM5458894592
OS Grid Coordinates: 654588, 294592
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4898, 1.7487

Location: Yarmouth Road, Oulton Broad, Suffolk NR32 4AH

Locality: Lowestoft
Local Authority: Waveney District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR32 4AH

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Listing Text


914-1/3/87 (South West side)
Denes High School


School. 1909-10 by Brown & Kerr. Queen Anne style with Baroque
influences. Red brick with stone dressings and machine tile
roofs. North-east front of 2 storeys arranged as a central
block with projecting wings enclosing an open courtyard. Right
and left of the wings are 7-bay classroom blocks of 2 storeys
and dormer attic. Main block of 7 bays. Screen to ground floor
lit through 2 casements right and left of the late C20 central
door. Behind the screen shows the first floor of the main
hall: large central round-headed window with multiple glazing
bars set under a gable; 3 6/6 sashes either side. Hipped roof.
The projecting wings have paired pilasters to the corners of
the upper floor and 5 pilasters to the flanks facing into the
yard. Sashes as before. Each wing has a doorway protected by a
segmental hood. The schoolroom blocks have ground-floor
fenestration of alternating square and larger round-headed
top-hung casements. First floor is similar except that the
round-headed windows are developed into through-eaves dormers.
INTERIOR. Plain. The main hall rises through both storeys.
Iron balustrade to gallery.

Listing NGR: TM5458894592

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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