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Chesterfield Saint Helena School

A Grade II Listed Building in Chesterfield, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2397 / 53°14'23"N

Longitude: -1.4265 / 1°25'35"W

OS Eastings: 438369

OS Northings: 371565

OS Grid: SK383715

Mapcode National: GBR LZGZ.YC

Mapcode Global: WHDF9.1TZQ

Entry Name: Chesterfield Saint Helena School

Listing Date: 26 September 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1334733

English Heritage Legacy ID: 83466

Location: Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S41

County: Derbyshire

District: Chesterfield

Town: Chesterfield

Electoral Ward/Division: St Helen's

Built-Up Area: Chesterfield

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Chesterfield Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

5169 (East Side)
Chesterfield Saint Helena
SK 3871 NW 5/172


1911. Architect George H Widdows. Baroque and Jacobean influence Red brick
with stone dressings. Tiled roof. Plan basically a St Andrews Cross with north
south wings across centre and along road facade, the latter of 2½ storeys with
3 gables. Centre has canted stone porch with short piers at angles resting on
low wall forming base of porch. Above, a canted stone bay with parapet and leaded
windows with mullions and transom. Outer 2 storey bays recessed but at ground
floor level wall with round window and shaped stone coped parapet. Similar walls
links this block with ends of 2 western radial blocks, 4 round windows. At outer
ends, entrance doors with arched doorway, blank roundel above flanked by swags
and shaped top to doorcase. Centre wing has cupola. Radial wings have hipped
roofs with double modillion eaves cornice. Generally 4 windows including 2 storey
brick bay, dormer above. Sashes of 1, 2 and 3 lights, gauged red brick arches
with stone keys. An unusual and successful design.

Listing NGR: SK3836971565

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