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Latitude: 51.6946 / 51°41'40"N
Longitude: -0.1776 / 0°10'39"W
OS Eastings: 526055
OS Northings: 201115
OS Grid: TL260011
Mapcode National: GBR JBF.PY7
Mapcode Global: VHGPZ.VNZR
Entry Name: Ladbrooke School and Forecourt Wall
Listing Date: 12 August 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1103528
English Heritage Legacy ID: 164269
Location: Hertsmere, Hertfordshire, EN6
Electoral Ward/Division: Potters Bar Parkfield
Built-Up Area: Potters Bar
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Potters Bar
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TL 20 SE POTTERS BAR HIGH STREET
5/216 Ladbrooke School
- and Forecourt Wall
School house. 1861-2. Stock brick with red and white brick and stone
dressings. Green and blue slate roof. T plan with 2 storey house to left
and 1 storey school room in main range. Polychrome Gothic. Front: gabled
entrance porch in angle of main range and projecting wing. Pointed arch
and stop chamfered surround to entrance with decoratively hinged timber
door. Small buttresses to porch. 2 bays to school room. To right 2
lancets with trefoiled heads and stone sills under a gable. To left 3
similar lights, that to centre taller, with chamfered stone surrounds
under a larger gable. House with slightly higher ridge. 3 light
rectangular ground floor bay. 2 light glazing bar casement on first
floor under polychrome brick relieving arch. Large gable. Red brick
diapering on front walls. All gables have prominent and varied cusped
or trefoiled ornamental bargeboards. Steeply pitched roof has slates in
decorative stripes. Small timber bell-cote with fleche central on ridge.
To right small stone ridge stack. Right gable end wall has 3 lancets
with similar detailing as at front recessed in a chamfered white brick
round relieving arch. Left return has central entrance with small gable
above, 2 light casement to left, to right a stack corbelled out.
Interior not inspected. Forecourt wall attached to left has plinth,
chamfered stone coping stepped up at intervals and brick diapering.
Pyramidal heads to 2 sets of piers. Original timber and iron gate to
right. To rear linked to large C20 extension not of special interest.
Listing NGR: TL2605501115
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