Description: Denes High School
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
TM59SW YARMOUTH ROAD
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
Source: English Heritage
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