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Former County School

A Grade II Listed Building in Tottenham Green, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5879 / 51°35'16"N

Longitude: -0.0726 / 0°4'21"W

OS Eastings: 533622

OS Northings: 189436

OS Grid: TQ336894

Mapcode National: GBR H9.QC5

Mapcode Global: VHGQM.PCG0

Entry Name: Former County School

Listing Date: 9 August 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1079913

English Heritage Legacy ID: 201535

Location: Haringey, London, N15

County: London

District: Haringey

Electoral Ward/Division: Tottenham Green

Built-Up Area: Haringey

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Holy Trinity Tottenham

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TOWN HALL APPROACH ROAD
(west side)

TQ 3389 26/284 Former County School

II GV

School. Built 1913 by H Goothall. English bond red brick with limestone dressings;
hipped Welsh slate roofs; brick stacks with moulded caps. Edwardian Baroque
style. 3 storeys. 3:5:3 fenestration with taller central block brought forward.
Central block: ground floor of channelled stone rustication has 12-pane sashes
set in semi-circular arched architraves with projecting apron blocks, which
are divided at impost level by the bases of Ionic pilasters with festooned volutes
which articulate upper storey; central bay has square-headed window beneath
tall semi-circular arched window framed by open pediment set on similar engaged
Ionic columns. Other first floor windows have 12-pane sashes set in eared architraves
with carved tassels to corners of panelled aprons. Modillioned cornice. Glazed
cupola on roof. Outer blocks each have ashlar ground floor with semi-circular-
arched doorway framed in classical architrave with entablature set on paired
and engaged Ionic coloumns; tripartite windows with glazing bars and similar
first floor windows set in moulded stone architraves with panelled aprons, flanked
by scrolls to centre. 3-bay side walls in matching style. Rear walls of yellow
brick with gauged red brick flat arches over casements. Classrooms surround
quadrangle to rear. Interior: ground-floor assembly room with moulded beams
and cornices; first-floor gym has iron-braced collar-truss roof and panelled
transverse partition.


Listing NGR: TQ3362289436

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