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Latitude: 51.81 / 51°48'35"N
Longitude: -0.2091 / 0°12'32"W
OS Eastings: 523558
OS Northings: 213885
OS Grid: TL235138
Mapcode National: GBR J91.FY1
Mapcode Global: VHGPD.BR9V
Entry Name: Templewood School
Listing Date: 30 March 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1101085
English Heritage Legacy ID: 158260
Location: Welwyn Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL8
District: Welwyn Hatfield
Town: Welwyn Hatfield
Electoral Ward/Division: Sherrards
Built-Up Area: Welwyn Garden City
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Digswell
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
The folowing building shall be added to the list:-
WELWYN GARDEN CITY PENTLEY PARK
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
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