This browser is not fully supported by Historic England. Please update your browser to the latest version so that you get the best from our website.

BOX PRIMARY SCHOOL AND SCHOOL HOUSE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: BOX PRIMARY SCHOOL AND SCHOOL HOUSE

List entry Number: 1022784

Location

BOX PRIMARY SCHOOL AND SCHOOL HOUSE, HIGH STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Box

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Jul-1985

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System: LBS

UID: 317020

Asset Groupings

This list entry does not comprise part of an Asset Grouping. Asset Groupings are not part of the official record but are added later for information.

List entry Description

Summary of Building

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Reasons for Designation

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

History

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Details

ST 8268 BOX HIGH STREET (north side)

3/157 Box Primary School and School House

II

Primary School, 1874-5 by J. Hicks of Redruth, extended 1894, small ashlar block banded in rock-faced rubble stone with Bridgwater tiled roofs and crested ridge tiles. Single storey long school range with 2-storey house at east end. Gothic style. Near symmetrical main front of 2 projecting wings with coped gables, crocketted near apex, flanking recessed centre with smaller, slightly projected central gable. Central gable has 3-light window in pointed frame, lights with ogee heads, wings have similar window flanked by ogee-headed single lights. Voussoirs alternate ashlar and rock-faced blocks. To left of centre gable C20 main door, to right, 2-light flat-headed window and pointed-arched doorway with Y-tracery overlight, inscribed 'Girls and Infants' on lintel. Left wing is extended to left with similar doorway inscribed 'Boys Entrance' at base of a thin ashlar clock tower rising to a gabled clock face with clasping square pinnacles and ashlar pyramid roof with 2 finials. Extension to left with 2-light flat-headed window and west gable. Taller gabled parallel wing behind. At right end, School House, with pointed arched door and window over to left of 2 storey canted bay with steep hipped roof carried through as cross wing to coped north gable.

Listing NGR: ST8259168585

Selected Sources

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details

National Grid Reference: ST 82591 68585

Map

Map
© Crown Copyright and database right 2017. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2017. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1022784 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 21-Nov-2017 at 03:37:17.

End of official listing