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Old Warden Lower School

A Grade II Listed Building in Old Warden, Central Bedfordshire

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Latitude: 52.0807 / 52°4'50"N

Longitude: -0.3427 / 0°20'33"W

OS Eastings: 513666

OS Northings: 243774

OS Grid: TL136437

Mapcode National: GBR H47.J67

Mapcode Global: VHGMZ.0YPV

Entry Name: Old Warden Lower School

Listing Date: 6 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1274649

English Heritage Legacy ID: 414665

Location: Old Warden, Central Bedfordshire, SG18

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Old Warden

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Old Warden

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text


12/152 Old Warden Lower School


School. 1874-75, by Henry Clutton for the Shuttleworth Estate (P Hunting
"Henry Clutton's country houses", Architectural History, vol. 26, 1905,
p.l05). Yellow-brick with stone dressings. Clay tile roof. Large
rectangular block with gabled roof, with single storey entrance blocks to both
gable ends. Asymmetrical front elevation. 2 4-stage projecting chimney
stacks (RH one has top stage removed), bottom 2 stages combined with
buttresses. LH stack is flanked by 2 4-light mullion and transom windows, RH
stack is flanked by 2 single-light windows with transoms. 2 entrance blocks
have plank doors. Openings have simple chamfered surrounds. Brick dentil
cornice to eaves, at sill level, and to chimneys at transom level and top.
Square bell-cote to LH has tile-hung base, timber supports with curved braces,
fishscale edged louvres, and pyramidal roof with sprocketed eaves. Entrance
blocks have rounded corners and plain parapets. Gable ends have oeil-de-boeuf
window with semi-circular dripstone to attic.

Listing NGR: TL1366643773

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