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BRYMORE SCHOOL (MAIN 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: BRYMORE SCHOOL (MAIN BLOCK)

List entry Number: 1059065

Location

BRYMORE SCHOOL (MAIN BLOCK), HIGH STREET

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

County: Somerset

District: Sedgemoor

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Cannington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Mar-1963

Date of most recent amendment: 24-Jun-1985

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 268873

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

ST23NW CANNINGTON CP HIGH STREET (North side)

7/25 Brymore School (Main Block) (formerly listed as Brymore House [now an Agricultural School] under General)

29.3.63

GV II

Country house, now an agricultural school. Of 3 distinct builds; to left a late C18 wing, to centre a C15 porch, to right a lid/late C19 wing. Cl8 wing roughcast, plain band at first floor level, moulded cornice, parapet, hipped slate roof, brick stacks; 3 storeys, 5 bays, 12-pane sash windows, except 6-pane sash windows to second floor, slightly cambered heads. Low 2-storey rubble porch to centre, 2-stage angle buttresses, embattied parapet with heraldic shields; restored moulded pointed arch door opening with a label, paired ribbed and studded doors; single 2-light stone mullioned and transomed window set above, cinquefoiled head and sub-arches, leaded lights, label. Three storey, 3 bay wing to right, rubble brick dressings, moulded cornice and parapet; 12-pane sash windows except 6-pane sash windows to second floor; embattled angular bay to ground floor with a 4-light stone mullioned window, each light with a cusped head. Most important interior features to the C18 wing including some fine cornices; two fireplaces to ground floor, one in a marble surround with the mantleshelf supported on thin detached Tuscan columns; one in a moulded wooden surround with a frieze of figures; lofty open-well staircase with cast-iron balusters, moulded handrail, stone treads, John Pym, the politician, was born here in 1582.

Listing NGR: ST2458239416

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National Grid Reference: ST 24582 39416

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