Record Details

NHER Number:44242
Type of record:Building
Name:Gymnasium at Smithdon School

Summary

A school gymnasium, part of an architecturally important school that was built between 1950 to 1954. It has a steel frame with brick infill and a flat roof. A later swimming pool is attached.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 67806 40536
Map Sheet:TF64SE
Parish:HUNSTANTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK
xOLD HUNSTANTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

March 1993. Listed, Grade II*.
Listing Description Excerpt:
"School gymnasium. 1950 to 1954. Alison and Peter Smithson. Steel frame and buff sandlime brick infill; flat roof. Freestanding symmetrical block of one tall storey in height; upper part of wall delineated by horizontal division and of taller proportion than lower floor."
Information from (S1).
Please consult the National Heritage List for England (S1) for the current listing details.
A. Cattermole (NLA), 5 April 2006. Amended J. Cullis (HES), 12 November 2019.

Monument Types

  • GYMNASIUM (SPORTS) (Mid 20th Century to 21st Century - 1950 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Designation: English Heritage. 1990-2013. English Heritage Listing Notification. Notification. DNF4780.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1342261.

Related records

29696Part of: Smithdon High School, King's Lynn Road (Building)
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