Carlton Cavendish Comprehensive School and Sports Centre, Carlton, Nottingham: the recess courtyard of the new three-storey main teaching block

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RIBApix ref no RIBA42844
Architect/DesignerNottinghamshire County Council. Architects' Department
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1971
Image Date1971
StyleModern Movement
Library ReferenceAP518/225
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Built in 1939, the old school was single-storey of brick construction, typical of school construction in the inter-war period. The new main teaching accommodation was three-storey of CLASP mark IV construction. The recess courtyard was designed to also be used as an open-air theatre.

Subject tags

brickwork, schools, amphitheatres, courtyards, prefabrication, paving