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Latitude: 51.6757 / 51°40'32"N
Longitude: -0.5944 / 0°35'39"W
OS Eastings: 497291
OS Northings: 198369
OS Grid: SU972983
Mapcode National: GBR F63.SPB
Mapcode Global: VHFSH.N44R
Entry Name: Woodside Junior School
Listing Date: 30 March 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1200392
English Heritage Legacy ID: 350331
Location: Amersham, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire, HP6
Civil Parish: Amersham
Traditional County: Buckinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire
Church of England Parish: Amersham-on-the-Hill
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, CHILTERN, MITCHELL WALK
SU 99 NE,
166/3/10001, Woodside Junior School
Junior School. 1956-57. Mary and David Medd of Ministry of
Education. Buff brick and painted timber cladding. Flat roof,
except for hall which is taller, with mono-pitched roof.
Irregular picturesque plan with hall and lower music/dining
room at the core and classrooms in two groups of four,
extending to south-east from either end. Single storeyed.
Deep strip windows to classrooms with solid spandrels below;
floor to ceiling windows facing courtyard to hall and dining
areas. The first true 'rationalised traditional' school,
built as a prototype by the Ministry of Education.
A. Saint, Towards a Social Architecture.
Listing NGR: SU9729198369
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