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Greenfields School

A Grade II Listed Building in Watford Rural, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6181 / 51°37'5"N

Longitude: -0.3938 / 0°23'37"W

OS Eastings: 511301

OS Northings: 192249

OS Grid: TQ113922

Mapcode National: GBR 4B.MDR

Mapcode Global: VHFST.4L6F

Plus Code: 9C3XJJ94+6F

Entry Name: Greenfields School

Listing Date: 30 March 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101571

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159001

Location: Watford Rural, Three Rivers, Hertfordshire, WD19

County: Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Watford Rural

Built-Up Area: Watford

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Oxhey All Saints

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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474/10/10002 Greenfields School

Primary school. 1951-52. H.T. Swain of Hertfordshire County
Council. Steel frame with horizontal precast concrete panels
on Hills 8' 3" system as modified by Hertfordshire. Low
pitched and flat roofs. Single storeyed. Compact plan, with
tall hall and lower dining room opening from the hall and
classrooms and staff room, organised around an open courtyard.
Hall with solid sides and fully glazed end window 5 bays wide,
rising to low pitched roof. Dining room fully glazed, as are
classrooms, except for a low band of solid panels beneath the
windows. Metal framed windows. Prominent eaves/cornice.
This was the first of the second generation of Hertfordshire
schools on the Hills 8' 3" system, characterised by tighter
planning, following changes in Ministry of Education cost

A. Saint, Towards A Social Architecture.

Listing NGR: TQ1130192249

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