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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE MRS ELIZABETH FULLER FREE SCHOOL

List Entry Number: 1348086

Location

THE MRS ELIZABETH FULLER FREE SCHOOL, CHURCH STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Hertfordshire
District: Watford
District Type: District Authority
Parish: 

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 26-Aug-1952

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.


Legacy System Information

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System: LBS

UID: 158154


Asset Groupings

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List Entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

TQ 1196 SW 10/50 5259

CHURCH STREET The Mrs Elizabeth Fuller Free School

26.8.52

II* GV

1704 school building. Brick with red brick and stone dressings. Two storeys and attic. Plain tile hipped roof surmounted by 6 sided cupola with lead dome. Two hipped dormers. Regular front. Three window range. Centre breaks forward with pediment. Wood dentil eaves cornice. Stone quoins to centre bay and outer angles. Stone band across. Stone central doorcase with moulded architrave and enriched segmental pediment on brackets. Inscription to Mrs Fuller in broad frieze below. Ten panel double doors. Large round-headed windows with gauged brick arches, wooden Y-tracery and leaded lights. Oval keyed window in pediment with ornamental stucco scroll beneath with MDCCIV in raised letters. Large ground floor single room with panelled dado, original panelling with pilastered arcade motif to East wall. Fine Circa 1600 fireplace surround with Ionic pilasters flanking 2 oval panels to over mantel. RCHM 139.12.

Listing NGR: TQ1107396230


Selected Sources

Other
Inventory of the Historical Monuments of Hertfordshire, (1910)

Map

National Grid Reference: TQ 11073 96230


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