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Roger Ascham School Administration Building and Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.2192 / 52°13'9"N

Longitude: 0.1276 / 0°7'39"E

OS Eastings: 545436

OS Northings: 260024

OS Grid: TL454600

Mapcode National: GBR L73.WLF

Mapcode Global: VHHK3.5H92

Plus Code: 9F42649H+M2

Entry Name: Roger Ascham School Administration Building and Hall

Listing Date: 13 August 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1331937

English Heritage Legacy ID: 47930

Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB4

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Cambridge

Town: Cambridge

Electoral Ward/Division: West Chesterton

Built-Up Area: Cambridge

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Chesterton The Good Shepherd

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 15/11/2016

TL 46 SE

Roger Ascham School: Administration Building and Hall

Administration building and hall of open-air school. 1927 by G W Teasdale, borough architect. Red Flemish bond brick plinth and pebble-dash above with red brick dressings. Plain tile gable ended roofs. Brick axial stacks.

Plan: T-shaped plan; the front range contains staff and nurses rooms and kitchen to left of centre behind which is the large assembly hall wing.

Exterior: Single storey. Asymmetrical 2:2:2:3-bay front, the 2 bays to left of centre gabled with brick pilasters and brick round relieving arches over windows. Windows are cross-mullion transomed with glazing bars and casements. Glazed and panelled doors to left and right of centre bays with canopies on brackets. Thin-brick corner pilasters. The hall at rear has brick buttresses with set-offs between 3-light mullion transom windows with glazing bars and has 2 small fleche-like ventilators on ridge. Foundation stone to left of centre at front.

Interior: Hall is open to roof, the trusses with low collars and tie rods.

Listing NGR: TL4543660024

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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