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Barclay School

A Grade II Listed Building in Stevenage, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9157 / 51°54'56"N

Longitude: -0.203 / 0°12'10"W

OS Eastings: 523691

OS Northings: 225650

OS Grid: TL236256

Mapcode National: GBR J7P.X31

Mapcode Global: VHGP0.F3JS

Entry Name: Barclay School

Listing Date: 30 March 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1348063

English Heritage Legacy ID: 158133

Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1

County: Hertfordshire

District: Stevenage

Town: Stevenage

Electoral Ward/Division: Old Town

Built-Up Area: Stevenage

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Stevenage St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text


TL 2325

733/2/10001 Barclay School


Secondary School. 1950-51. Yorke, Rosenberg and Mardall.
Brick, stone rubble, glass bricks, precast concrete panels,
reinforced concrete. Flat roof. One and two storeys. Plan
roughly 'H' shaped. Extensively glazed with horizontal strip
widows; metal frames. Entrance has curved wall, supporting a
pergola over the entrance. Angular concrete staircases at
intervals externally. Fine, spacious entrance hall with
ironstone paving, two staircases and glass brick wall; also
abstract mural by Kenneth Rowntree. This was the first co-
educational school in Hertfordshire. It was awarded the RIBA
Bronze Medal.

A. Saint, Towards A Social Architecture;

A. Powers, In the Line of Development.

Listing NGR: TL2369125650

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