Building record MDR12823 - Somerlea Park Junior School, Bank Street, Somercotes

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Somerlea Park Junior School was designed by George Henry Widdows in 1924. When first built this must have been architecturally splendid, with its spacious, perfectly symmetrical layout, comprised of a long rectangular courtyard flanked by verandah wings either side, a large hall at each end, the arched entrance with flanking 'lodges' and all linked by covered walkways. Sadly a fire destroyed one whole wing and one hall. (1)

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 Unpublished document: Morrison, A B. 2004.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



Grid reference Centred SK 4233 5363 (152m by 145m)

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Jan 4 2018 2:57PM

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