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THE NEWNAM MEMORIAL BLOCK

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: THE NEWNAM MEMORIAL BLOCK

List entry Number: 1056489

Location

THE NEWNAM MEMORIAL BLOCK, SOUTH STREET

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Yeovil

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 03-Nov-1980

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 261450

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ST5515NE YEOVIL CP SOUTH STREET (South side)

8/112 The Newnam Memorial Block

3.11.80

GV II

Hall and Schoolrooms, of 1912. Ham stone ashlared, random courses, with contrasting stone dressings, Welsh slate roof. In a classical, but less severe style than the main 1868 building, and set back slightly from it 2-storey facade of 5-bays, with deep plinth capped by cill string, rusticated quoins, string course to first floor, and cornice with plain parapet. 4-bays of windows, 12-pane casements with semi-circular deadlights set in shouldered keystoned architraves to ground floor; above shallower 12-pane sashes with radial semi-circular deadlights in shouldered architraves carried down below cills. Bay 5 has channelled pilasters framing a Doric doorpiece with panelled doors and a semi-circular fanlight chanelled arch over the entablature; above a semi-circular headed window with apron and bracketted open pedimented head, the whole crowned by an open segmental pediment incorporating tablet reading 'Baptist Schools 1912'. The words "Newnam Memorial" incised into string band over entrance doorway. The interior not inspected. The third phase of development on the Baptist Church site, acting as an enlargement to the Baptist Hall and Schoolrooms (q.v.).

Listing NGR: ST5561215867

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National Grid Reference: ST 55609 15875

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