|Type of record:||Building|
|Name:||Smithdon High School, King's Lynn Road|
A 1954 secondary school by Alison and Peter Smithson. Built of steel and glass panels around two courtyards, it is a pioneering design of international importance.
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|Grid Reference:||TF 6786 4057|
|Parish:||OLD HUNSTANTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
1954 by Alison and Peter Smithson; steel and glass panels around two courtyards. Pioneering design of world importance. Listed grade II* 1993 (S1).
Gymnasium listed separately as grade II* also.
See listing (S1) for full description.
NB Listed as Hunstanton but really in Old Hunstanton.
Press cuttings (S2) to (S6) and architectural plans (S7) in file.
E. Rose (NLA), 30 April 1993.
See NHER 1276 for a Roman coin possibly from this site.
- SCHOOL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
Sources and further reading
|---||Unpublished document: NPS Property Consultants. 2003. The Smithdon High School, Hunstanton, Conservation Plan.. September. CD9044. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary file. |
|<S1>||Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest. |
|<S2>||Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1993. School gets listed status. 2 April. |
|<S3>||Newspaper Article: Lynn News. 1993. 'Glasshouse' gets listed. 6 April. |
|<S5>||Newspaper Article: Lynn News. 1994. Like it or not, the 'Glasshouse' school is part of our heritage - and that's official!. 16 July. |
|<S6>||Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2002. A Modernist Marvel. 4 January. |
|<S7>||Graphic material: Various. Various. Architectural plans.. |
|44242||Parent of: Gymnasium at Smithdon School (Building)|
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