FORMER COUNTY PRIMARY SCHOOL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1056321
Date first listed:
20-Oct-1981
Statutory Address:
FORMER COUNTY PRIMARY SCHOOL, GAINSBOROUGH

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Location

Statutory Address:
FORMER COUNTY PRIMARY SCHOOL, GAINSBOROUGH

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

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Milborne Port
National Grid Reference:
ST 67355 18616

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
261869
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

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: 07 Jun 2004
Reference: IOE01/11235/12
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