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Latitude: 52.1263 / 52°7'34"N
Longitude: 0.1639 / 0°9'49"E
OS Eastings: 548225
OS Northings: 249766
OS Grid: TL482497
Mapcode National: GBR M9N.L83
Mapcode Global: VHHKH.STHB
Entry Name: Sawston Village College
Listing Date: 17 December 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1128038
English Heritage Legacy ID: 53092
Location: Sawston, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB22
District: South Cambridgeshire
Civil Parish: Sawston
Built-Up Area: Sawston
Traditional County: Cambridgeshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire
Church of England Parish: Sawston St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Ely
TL 4849 SAWSTON NEW ROAD
9/355 Sawston Village
Village College. 1930. Architect H.H. Dunn from design by Henry Morris,
Chief Education Officer for Cambridge. The first college of its kind to be
built. Neo-Georgian style. Yellow bricks with darker plum brick plinth, and
chimney stacks, red pantiled gable and hipped roofs. Symmetrical plan
enclosing an open courtyard to east. Central hall block of four 'bays' with
two advanced hipped roofed porches each with double six-panelled doors folded
into lobby with round arched fanlights with patterned glazing bars open
pediment and plastered doorcases. Linked by enclosed arcaded wings to north
and south ranges. North classroom range, twelve 'bays' with tall
twenty-eight paned hung sash windows with gauged brick arches and exaggerated
key blocks, south range with twelve 'bay' arcade grouped in three's leading
to public library pedimented and terminating the range. Interior: Details
plain and functional with walnut plywood panelling and some original
V.C.H., Vol. VI.
Pevsner: Buildings of England
Listing NGR: TL4822549766
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