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The Old School

A Grade II Listed Building in Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8116 / 51°48'41"N

Longitude: -0.2958 / 0°17'44"W

OS Eastings: 517582

OS Northings: 213921

OS Grid: TL175139

Mapcode National: GBR H7L.B24

Mapcode Global: VHGPB.TQHM

Entry Name: The Old School

Listing Date: 15 June 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1102844

English Heritage Legacy ID: 163932

Location: Wheathampstead, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL4

County: Hertfordshire

District: St. Albans

Civil Parish: Wheathampstead

Built-Up Area: Wheathampstead

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Wheathampstead

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 18/12/2014


TL 11 SE
6/388

WHEATHAMPSTEAD,
CHURCH STREET (north side),
The Old School

15.6.71

GV II

School, now offices. 1862 by E Browning in a polychrome Decorated Gothic style. Knapped flint walling with zig-zag bands of yellow gault brick. Westmoreland slate roof with zig-zag Welsh slate pattern. E gable end has a diagonal-set wooden belfry with a leaded spike. Traceried woodwork to top of gable beneath. Single storey. Church Street side has 3 gables over 3-light traceried windows. Dog tooth eaves. Slightly later W extension with plate-traceried, 2-light window beneath smaller gable. 2 similar windows on return gable end. Round arch window to W gable with foliate label stops. Rear elevation much altered. (Pevsner (1977)).

Listing NGR: TL1758213921

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