Eastfield County Primary School, Eastfield Road, Thurmaston (Locally Listed)

Geo: 52.6804, -1.0850
Date ListedThu 17th June, 2004
CategoryLocally Listed Building
AddressEastfield County Primary School Eastfield Road Thurmaston LE4 8FP
GradeLocally Listed
Grid ReferenceSK6195509588

Primary School for Leicestershire Education Committee. Built 1966/68. Architects, Ahrends, Burton & Koralek. Classrooms, kitchen, library and hall arranged around a central courtyard. Sand-lime brickwork with patent glazing angled at the top. Generally, flat roof with upstanding angled top lights. Zinc sheet cladding to deep fascias. Tall steel stack to boilerhouse. Single storey. The style of the school is said to owe much to Leicestershire?s most famous C20 building, the Engineering Building at Leicester University by James Stirling & James Gowan, 1959-63 (Pevsner).

The description above describes the salient features of the building as it was at the date of listing. It is given in order to aid identification; it is not intended to be either comprehensive or exclusive.