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Latitude: 52.6638 / 52°39'49"N
Longitude: 0.1519 / 0°9'6"E
OS Eastings: 545627
OS Northings: 309515
OS Grid: TF456095
Mapcode National: GBR L1Q.WSD
Mapcode Global: WHJPH.99LQ
Entry Name: Harecroft School
Listing Date: 10 February 1969
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1126612
English Heritage Legacy ID: 48387
Location: Wisbech, Fenland, Cambridgeshire, PE13
Civil Parish: Wisbech
Built-Up Area: Wisbech
Traditional County: Cambridgeshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire
Church of England Parish: Wisbech St Peter and St Paul
Church of England Diocese: Ely
The following previous listing date shall be added.
Page 79 Item number 5/182 10.2.69
WISBECH NORTH BRINK
5/182 Nos. 46, 47 and
48 (Harecourt School)
Ilianate villa now a school said to have been designed by
Algenon Peckover, 1840-50. Yellow gault brick with stone
details; hipped slate roofs with symmetrical stacks. Three
storeys and half basement with two storey wing to south-west.
School room additions to north east c.1904 replace matching
original wing. First floor stone cill band. Deep boarded eaves
with scroll enrichment to plastered frieze band, repeated on
wing. Five second floor recessed hung sash windows in cambered
gauged brick arches, five larger twelve-paned windows at first
floor, and four similar ground floor windows. Entrance
approached by seven stone steps and curving ornamental railing
to basement forecourt. Limestone doorcase with moulded impost,
round-headed arch and key block. Eight panelled door with
round-headed fanlight. Contemporary wing with pedimented gable
has side entrance in corner porch. Six-panelled door in round-
headed arch with fanlight. Two hung sash windows in recessed
two storey arch, first floor window shaped to round-headed
arch. Blind arch to south-west balancing porch.
VCH Cambs, p.242.
Wisbech Society Annual Report, 1948, 1970.
Photographs and prints, C18 and C19, W. & F. Mus.
Walker and Craddock, History of Wisbech, p.486, 1847.
Listing NGR: TF4561209551
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