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Sawston Village College

A Grade II Listed Building in Sawston, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1128038

English Heritage Legacy ID: 53092

Location: Sawston, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB22

County: Cambridgeshire

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

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Listing Text

TL 4849 SAWSTON NEW ROAD
(North Side)
9/355 Sawston Village
College
GV II
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
furniture.
V.C.H., Vol. VI.
Pevsner: Buildings of England


Listing NGR: TL4822549766

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