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Building record MDR13264 - Former Steiner School, Heanor Road, Ilkeston

Type and Period (1)

  • (Second World War - 1939 AD to 1939 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

There is a school here on the 4th edition 25" OS map of 1937-8 that was not present on the 3rd edition 25" OS map of the early 20th century. (1-2) An unusual 'expressionist' building that was erected in 1939 as a Steiner School and designed by George Neames. It has a roughcast surface, and is asymmetrical with irregular shaped openings. Steiner Schools area very rare in the UK, and there are only about three altogether [in 1985]. The building is currently used as offices. (3) The building is still extant, although there have been extensions to the south [2012]. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile).
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1937-38. OS County Series, Third Revision, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <3> Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 10(e).1, with photo.
  • <4> *Internet Web Site: Google Maps. Website viewed 25/05/2012.



Grid reference Centred SK 4637 4259 (51m by 58m)

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Record last edited

Oct 30 2017 3:22PM

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