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Hockerill Residential School

A Grade II Listed Building in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.871 / 51°52'15"N

Longitude: 0.1714 / 0°10'16"E

OS Eastings: 549584

OS Northings: 221391

OS Grid: TL495213

Mapcode National: GBR MDR.N4S

Mapcode Global: VHHLV.X7GH

Plus Code: 9F32V5CC+CG

Entry Name: Hockerill Residential School

Listing Date: 11 July 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101605

English Heritage Legacy ID: 160905

Location: Bishop's Stortford, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, CM23

County: Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Bishop's Stortford

Built-Up Area: Bishop's Stortford

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Hockerill All Saints

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Bishops Stortford


(North Side)

Residential School
TL 42 SE:6/16


Former Church of England Elementary Schoolmistresses' residential college by Joseph
Clarke, 1852. Tudor Gothic style. Diaper patterned red brick walls with stone
dressed doors and windows. Old red tile pitched roofs with Hampton Court style brick
chimneys. Quadrangular plan, 2 storeys. West garden front, formerly entrance:
5 windows with central Tudor doorway beneath traceried, crenellated oriel retaining
original latticework. Split level roof with stone coping. Mullioned and transomed
ground floor windows and single first floor dormitory lights. It continues on south
in 1 1/2 storeys. Porch and 2 windows, then U-plan, 5 window block facing south. Gable
ends and large mullioned and transomed windows on south and west. Gabled porch on
south-west corner. Main south front, now entrance, is 7 windows; 3 on east, a 1924
addition. Modern porch. East front has central projecting single storey chapel.
1878 by J Clarke. Plain red brick, steep red tile roof. Early English style,
4 lancets to sides and triad on east gable end. West gable has ornamental tiles and
wooden belfry. Chapel interiors: open trussed rafter roof, stone sedilia, piscina and
book recess. Organ loft over west end. Interior of quadrangle. Traceried tie beam
ceiling in former assembly hall on west side. In north-east corner room is a late C19
large stone Perpendicular style fireplace. Late C19 additions on north-east of
quadrangle. Modern cloisters. Good example of mid C19 college architecture.
(Pevsner second Ed Rev (1977) 103).

Listing NGR: TL4958421391

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