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Denes High School

A Grade II Listed Building in Lowestoft, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.4898 / 52°29'23"N

Longitude: 1.7487 / 1°44'55"E

OS Eastings: 654588

OS Northings: 294592

OS Grid: TM545945

Mapcode National: GBR YT0.YQK

Mapcode Global: VHN3X.8P96

Plus Code: 9F43FPQX+WF

Entry Name: Denes High School

Listing Date: 21 June 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207050

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391371

ID on this website: 101207050

Location: Gunton, East Suffolk, NR32

County: Suffolk

District: East Suffolk

Electoral Ward/Division: Normanston

Parish: Lowestoft

Built-Up Area: Lowestoft

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Gunton

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

Tagged with: Secondary school

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914-1/3/87 (South West side)
Denes High School


School. 1909-10 by Brown & Kerr. Queen Anne style with Baroque
influences. Red brick with stone dressings and machine tile
roofs. North-east front of 2 storeys arranged as a central
block with projecting wings enclosing an open courtyard. Right
and left of the wings are 7-bay classroom blocks of 2 storeys
and dormer attic. Main block of 7 bays. Screen to ground floor
lit through 2 casements right and left of the late C20 central
door. Behind the screen shows the first floor of the main
hall: large central round-headed window with multiple glazing
bars set under a gable; 3 6/6 sashes either side. Hipped roof.
The projecting wings have paired pilasters to the corners of
the upper floor and 5 pilasters to the flanks facing into the
yard. Sashes as before. Each wing has a doorway protected by a
segmental hood. The schoolroom blocks have ground-floor
fenestration of alternating square and larger round-headed
top-hung casements. First floor is similar except that the
round-headed windows are developed into through-eaves dormers.
INTERIOR. Plain. The main hall rises through both storeys.
Iron balustrade to gallery.

Listing NGR: TM5458894592

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