DOWNTON CHURCH OF ENGLAND (CONTROLLED) PRIMARY SCHOOL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1023886
Date first listed:
04-Jul-1985
Statutory Address:
DOWNTON CHURCH OF ENGLAND (CONTROLLED) PRIMARY SCHOOL, GRAVEL CLOSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
DOWNTON CHURCH OF ENGLAND (CONTROLLED) PRIMARY SCHOOL, GRAVEL CLOSE

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

District:
Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Downton
National Grid Reference:
SU1742721576

Details

SU 1721 5/71

DOWNTON GRAVEL CLOSE (west side) Downton C of E (Controlled) Primary School

II

Board school, now primary school. 1895. Flemish bond brick with limestone dressings, tiled roof, brick stacks. E-plan. Single storey, ten windows. Projecting gable to left of centre has elliptical-arched doorway with 2-light mullioned window over, to left is 3-light mullioned and transomed window in Tudor-arched opening with traceried panel over in gable, with date 1895. To left and right are groups of sashes with pivot windows; the centre of each group has hipped gablet over. To right is projecting gable with groups of sashes with stone mullions and transoms. Stepped eaves course, saddleback coping to gables. Lead and cast-iron cylindrical vents to ridge of roof have conical cappings, brick stacks have good decorated pots. Octagonal limestone belfry over front door has traceried and chamfered openings and ogee roof with weathervane. Left and right returns have similar groups of sashes, with stone mullions and transoms to left return. To rear are three gabled wings with groups of tall sashes and pivot- windows, all with cambered flat arches and keystones, loop vents over. Covered yards between the wings have corrugated-iron arched roofs on cast-iron piers. Interior has planked doors and glazed sliding partitions between larger rooms. Partly exposed roof timbers on stone corbels. A good, unaltered example of a Board School, founded after the Elementary Education Act of 1870.

Listing NGR: SU1742721576

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
319630
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 01 Nov 2006
Reference: IOE01/11789/15
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