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: SU 17423 21570

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History

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Details

DOWNTON GRAVEL CLOSE SU 1721 (west side) 5/71 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. Coverd 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: SU1742321570

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Legacy System number: 319630

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