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Ladbrooke School and Forecourt Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Hertsmere, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6946 / 51°41'40"N

Longitude: -0.1776 / 0°10'39"W

OS Eastings: 526055

OS Northings: 201115

OS Grid: TL260011

Mapcode National: GBR JBF.PY7

Mapcode Global: VHGPZ.VNZR

Entry Name: Ladbrooke School and Forecourt Wall

Listing Date: 12 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1103528

English Heritage Legacy ID: 164269

Location: Hertsmere, Hertfordshire, EN6

County: Hertfordshire

District: Hertsmere

Town: Hertsmere

Electoral Ward/Division: Potters Bar Parkfield

Built-Up Area: Potters Bar

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Potters Bar

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 20 SE POTTERS BAR HIGH STREET
(West side)
Potters Bar

5/216 Ladbrooke School
- and Forecourt Wall

- II


School house. 1861-2. Stock brick with red and white brick and stone
dressings. Green and blue slate roof. T plan with 2 storey house to left
and 1 storey school room in main range. Polychrome Gothic. Front: gabled
entrance porch in angle of main range and projecting wing. Pointed arch
and stop chamfered surround to entrance with decoratively hinged timber
door. Small buttresses to porch. 2 bays to school room. To right 2
lancets with trefoiled heads and stone sills under a gable. To left 3
similar lights, that to centre taller, with chamfered stone surrounds
under a larger gable. House with slightly higher ridge. 3 light
rectangular ground floor bay. 2 light glazing bar casement on first
floor under polychrome brick relieving arch. Large gable. Red brick
diapering on front walls. All gables have prominent and varied cusped
or trefoiled ornamental bargeboards. Steeply pitched roof has slates in
decorative stripes. Small timber bell-cote with fleche central on ridge.
To right small stone ridge stack. Right gable end wall has 3 lancets
with similar detailing as at front recessed in a chamfered white brick
round relieving arch. Left return has central entrance with small gable
above, 2 light casement to left, to right a stack corbelled out.
Interior not inspected. Forecourt wall attached to left has plinth,
chamfered stone coping stepped up at intervals and brick diapering.
Pyramidal heads to 2 sets of piers. Original timber and iron gate to
right. To rear linked to large C20 extension not of special interest.
(Pevsner 1977).


Listing NGR: TL2605501115

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