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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1101085



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Hertfordshire

District: Welwyn Hatfield

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 30-Mar-1993

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 158260

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The folowing building shall be added to the list:-


TL 21 SW

968/1/10000 Templewood School


Primary school. 1950. Hertfordshire County Council. Steel frame with precast concrete panels, set vertically and coloured panel infill, on Hills 8' 3" system, as modified by Hertfordshire County Council. Irregular plan with hall at core with kitchen and dining rooms on a line to the east. Two further limbs of single storey classrooms, including three low classrooms for infants, to south western arm and 5 taller classrooms to north-west for juniors, all in staggered arrangement. Horizontal strip windows of 3 bays per classroom, with coloured solid panels beneath, set in metal frames; overhanging eaves cornice. Interior contains three original murals by Pat Tew, a pair outside the hall and one in the dining room.

Awarded RIBA medal.

A. Saint, Towards a Social Architecture.

Listing NGR: TL2355813885

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Saint, A, Towards a Social Architecture: The Role of School-Building in Post-War, (1987)

National Grid Reference: TL 23558 13885


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