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Building record MDR12519 - Howitt Primary Community School, Holmes Street, Heanor

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The M Howitt Infants' and W Howitt Junior Schools were designed in 1915 by the Derbyshire architect George Henry Widdows. An architecturally impressive range forms the Junior School. It has a large 'U'-shaped plan with a two-storey admin block, with twin entrances under semi-circular canopies, extending into tall classroom wings with short return blocks. It has brindled brick and rough-cast walls and red plain clay tiled roofs with Neo-Classically detailed wide eaves and square-section cast iron gutters. Most original windows survive. There are small modern extensions and some pvc windows. The Infants' School is much smaller but with similar details. (1)

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  • <1> Unpublished document: Morrison, A B. 2004. Surviving Widdows Buildings in Derbyshire.



Grid reference Centred SK 4277 4686 (96m by 102m)

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Record last edited

Nov 16 2017 10:40AM

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