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Creswell Junior School

A Grade II Listed Building in Elmton, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2624 / 53°15'44"N

Longitude: -1.2168 / 1°13'0"W

OS Eastings: 452340

OS Northings: 374218

OS Grid: SK523742

Mapcode National: GBR MZYQ.C7

Mapcode Global: WHDFD.88TB

Entry Name: Creswell Junior School

Listing Date: 23 March 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1045929

English Heritage Legacy ID: 79290

Location: Elmton, Bolsover, Derbyshire, S80

County: Derbyshire

District: Bolsover

Civil Parish: Elmton

Civil Parish/community: Elmton with Creswell

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Elmton St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

SK 57 SW PARISH OF ELMTON WITH CRESWELL ELMTON ROAD,CRESWELL
5/120 (South Side)
Creswell Junior School
II


School. 1912 by G.H. Widdows. Red brick with plain tile roofs. Eight brick ridge
stacks. Single storey. V-shaped plan, radiating from an octagonal hall. The
octagonal hall has a pyramid roof with small lantern at the top. Lean-to arcaded
passage at ground floor with row of gables above. Segment-headed windows. The wings
are of twelve bays, terminating in gabled pavilions. The pavilions have a tripartite
arrangement of large 3-light centre window with timber mullions and transoms, fanked
by single light transomed windows. The centre window has a round-arched tympanum
with herringbone brickwork. The bays to the left are arranged 3-3-3. The centre
window of each bay is of three lights, with two transoms, and rises into a dormer
with hipped roof. The flanking windows are of 2-lights with one transom. The inside
of the V has similar treatment to the pavilions and continuous covered arcades.
Flat-roofed dormers. Additional V range of buildings within the outer V, not of
special interest. Widdows was one of the leading architects of his generation in the
field of the planning and design of schools.


Listing NGR: SK5232674309

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