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FORMER COUNTY PRIMARY SCHOOL

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: FORMER COUNTY PRIMARY SCHOOL

List entry Number: 1056321

Location

FORMER COUNTY PRIMARY SCHOOL, GAINSBOROUGH

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Milborne Port

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Oct-1981

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 261869

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ST6718 MILBORNE PORT CP GAINSBOROUGH (East side)

12/133 Former County Primary School

20.10.81

II

School, now video film library. Late C19. Ham stone squared and boasted, with Bath stone ashlar dressings; plain clay tile roof with bands of fish scale between coped gables with finials. I-plan, one storey; South elevation of 5 bays, of which bays 1 and 5 have projecting gables, which are linked by a flat roofed colonnade having 5 pointed arches without labels on squat Norman style circular columns with varied carved capitals. To bays 1 and 5 are 5-light chamfer mullioned and transomed windows with square labels, under small rectangular gable vents: middle bays have quasi-dormers above the colonnade with 2-and 3-light mullioned and transomed windows, all under square labels. Rear elevation similar, but with outshut in place of colonnade; slim lancet windows to bays 2 and 4; in bay 3 a pointed arch doorway in the base of a 5 stage tower; having small quatrefoil in diamond lights to stage 2, single cusped light stage 3, ashlar to stage 4 with clock faces North and South under an apron, a wood open bell turret and steep pitched spirelet with weathervane. Henry Hall designed the church school in 1864. If this is it, it was very advanced in design for the date. (EDB Guide to the Parish Church, 1971).

Listing NGR: ST6735518616

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Parish Church of Milborne Port Church Guide, (1971)

National Grid Reference: ST 67355 18616

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