THE MEMORIAL HALL, KING'S SCHOOL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1056394

Date first listed: 29-Aug-1984

Statutory Address: THE MEMORIAL HALL, KING'S SCHOOL, PLOX

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE MEMORIAL HALL, KING'S SCHOOL, PLOX

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset (District Authority)

Parish: Bruton

National Grid Reference: ST 68295 34611

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History

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Details

BRUTON CP PLOX (South East side) ST6834NW 8/154 The Memorial Hall, King's School

II

School Hall. 1919-24. By A J Pictor FRIBA of Bath and Bruton. Local stone cut and squared, with Doulting stone dressings; Westmorland slates between gables, each of which is crowned with an openwork finial. "U"-plan of which the South East wing is 2 storeys; hall of 7 bays, projecting wings of 4 bays, with further projection Southwards to South East wing; single storey flat roofed corridor between wings. In a C16 Gothic style. North East facade has small 2-light windows to corridor, with central projecting porch having 4-centre moulded archway in a flat headed recess, with carved spandrils, plaque over, and raked parapet; to remainder of building there are offset buttresses between bays, none on corners; 3-light pointed arched traceried windows to hall, 2-storey angled bays with 4-light transomed windows to East end of projections; elsewhere the Gothic detail consistent and well handled; hall has good timberwork roof, and generally a good example of the genre; the whole said to be modelled on Wadham College, Oxford, with which the school has links.

Listing NGR: ST6829534611

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 261626

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