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Building record MDR11228 - Firfield Primary School, Breaston

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Breaston: Firfield Primary School, Firfield Avenue. 1913. Long linear plan of tall gabled classrooms. Modern central hall wing with several other modern extensions. All upvc windows. (1) A school, built in 1911. Designed by George Widdows. It is built of red brick beneath a plain tile roof. The plan form was originally of the 'linear' type. The elevation to Sawley Road has a projecting basement storey, arranged symmetrically and containing twin entrance portals. Above is a prominent chimney stack. George Widdows is considered to be a nationally important architect. His works are generally considered to have special architectural interest. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Morrison, A B. 2004. Surviving Widdows Buildings in Derbyshire. p 2.
  • <2> *Internet Web Site: Erewash Borough Council. List of buildings of local interest. LL/571.



Grid reference Centred SK 46229 33458 (133m by 68m)

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Nov 13 2015 5:05PM

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