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Woodlands Middle School

A Grade II Listed Building in Adwick le Street & Carcroft, Doncaster

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1191727

English Heritage Legacy ID: 334898

Location: Doncaster, DN6

County: Doncaster

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

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Listing Text

ADWICK-LE-STREET THE PARK
SE 50 NW (north end, off),
Woodlands

11/34 Woodlands Middle School

GV II
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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