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National and State Registers of Historic Places

Shallow Water School

Picture of property 180 Barclay Avenue
Shallow Water (Scott County)
Listed in National Register 2005-06-09

Architect: Not listed
Category: school
Thematic Nomination: Historic Public Schools of Kansas

Designed by Mann and Company of Hutchison and constructed in 1939-1942, the Shallow Water School was a Works Project Administration project and designed by the architectural and engineering firm. The school is a one-story, flat roof building with gabled roof over the gymnasium. It is an example of the Mission/Spanish Colonial Revival style with traditional projecting wood posts and piers defining each façade. The walls are constructed of adobe clay block and covered with exterior stucco and interior plaster. It was nominated as part of the "Historic Public Schools of Kansas" multiple property listing for its architecture and its association with local education.

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