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Woodside Junior School

A Grade II Listed Building in Amersham, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200392

English Heritage Legacy ID: 350331

Location: Amersham, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire, HP6

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Chiltern

Civil Parish: Amersham

Built-Up Area: Amersham

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Amersham-on-the-Hill

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, CHILTERN, MITCHELL WALK

AMERSHAM

SU 99 NE,

166/3/10001, Woodside Junior School

II


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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