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Latitude: 51.6181 / 51°37'5"N
Longitude: -0.3938 / 0°23'37"W
OS Eastings: 511301
OS Northings: 192249
OS Grid: TQ113922
Mapcode National: GBR 4B.MDR
Mapcode Global: VHFST.4L6F
Entry Name: Greenfields School
Listing Date: 30 March 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1101571
English Heritage Legacy ID: 159001
Location: Watford Rural, Three Rivers, Hertfordshire, WD19
District: Three Rivers
Civil Parish: Watford Rural
Built-Up Area: Watford
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Oxhey All Saints
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
The following building shall be added to the list:-
WATFROD RURAL PRESTWICK ROAD
TQ 19 SW
474/10/10002 Greenfields School
Primary school. 1951-52. H.T. Swain of Hertfordshire County
Council. Steel frame with horizontal precast concrete panels
on Hills 8' 3" system as modified by Hertfordshire. Low
pitched and flat roofs. Single storeyed. Compact plan, with
tall hall and lower dining room opening from the hall and
classrooms and staff room, organised around an open courtyard.
Hall with solid sides and fully glazed end window 5 bays wide,
rising to low pitched roof. Dining room fully glazed, as are
classrooms, except for a low band of solid panels beneath the
windows. Metal framed windows. Prominent eaves/cornice.
This was the first of the second generation of Hertfordshire
schools on the Hills 8' 3" system, characterised by tighter
planning, following changes in Ministry of Education cost
A. Saint, Towards A Social Architecture.
Listing NGR: TQ1130192249
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