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Latitude: 53.5623 / 53°33'44"N
Longitude: -1.1964 / 1°11'47"W
OS Eastings: 453325
OS Northings: 407596
OS Grid: SE533075
Mapcode National: GBR NW27.SR
Mapcode Global: WHDCV.LQHG
Entry Name: Woodlands Middle School
Listing Date: 23 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1191727
English Heritage Legacy ID: 334898
Location: Doncaster, DN6
Electoral Ward/Division: Adwick le Street & Carcroft
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Adwick le Street
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Woodlands All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Sheffield
ADWICK-LE-STREET THE PARK
SE 50 NW (north end, off),
11/34 Woodlands Middle School
School. c1910. For the Brodsworth Colliery Company. Red brick with ashlar
limestone dressings, red tile roofs. Single storey of various heights;
symmetrical front with 3 gabled classrooms flanked by entrances into
cloakroom side-wings, set to rear a taller rectangular assembly hall with
gabled dormers; additional ranges to sides and rear; in Arts and Crafts
style; 2-storey, 2 : 3 :2-bay wing of c1930 to far left (not of special
interest). Entrances have matching ashlar porticos each with buttresses
flanking square-headed double doors recessed beneath hollow-moulded segmental
arch with string course and parapet over. Cloakroom wings to either side
have 2-and 3-light casements, conical ridge ventilators and shaped ashlar end
gable copings. Classrooms, set back to centre, each have tall, square-headed
4-light windows divided by brick piers and central stone mullions; each gable
with lozenge motifs and shaped ashlar copings; ridge ventilators. Assembly
hall rises to rear and has 2-light clerestorey windows in 3 dormer with
lozenge ornament in coped gables; centre of ridge crowned by a large
octagonal ventilator with balustraded sides and cornice to leaded ogee dome.
Gabled returns of assembly hall lit by large semicircular windows with ashlar
and brick voussoirs, projecting keystones and hoodmoulds. Important element
of the Woodlands colliery village designed and laid out by Percy Houfton from
1907 (see under Church of All Saints , Central Avenue).
Listing NGR: SE5332407596
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