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ASHGATE JUNIOR SCHOOL, FRONT BLOCK, DINING HALL AND BOUNDARY WALL

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: ASHGATE JUNIOR SCHOOL, FRONT BLOCK, DINING HALL AND BOUNDARY WALL

List entry Number: 1067381

Location

ASHGATE JUNIOR SCHOOL, FRONT BLOCK, DINING HALL AND BOUNDARY WALL, ASHBOURNE ROAD

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

County:

District: City of Derby

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 31-Aug-1999

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 477033

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History

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Details

SK 3436 DERBY ASHBOURNE ROAD (South West side) 893/5/10066 Ashgate Junior School, Front Block, Dining Hall and Boundary Wall

GV II

School, former Infant School. Dated 1879, by Thomas Coulthurst, Borough Surveyor of Derby, with minor C20 additions and alterations. Red brick with blue brick, moulded brick and ashlar dressings. Gabled and hipped Welsh slate roofs. Gothic Revival style. Polychrome brick and stone work with buttresses and coped gables. Windows are mainly original glazing bar sashes. Central block, 2 storeys, double range, with 2-storey wings to east and west. Major cross wing to west, with projecting gable and square corner tower. Central block has projecting central gable with 4-light windows on each floor, and a plate-traceried round window above. On each side, two 2-light windows. Wings have each two pointed arched doors, one blocked, and 2-light windows above. Projecting right gable has 5-light windows on each floor, and a plate traceried round window above. Corner tower, 3 stages, ahs clasping buttresses and machiolations. Pointed arched doorway, and above, 2-light windows front and rear. Above again, recessed panels, each with a traceried round window. Single storey rear wing, 5 bays, has regular fenestration, and a hipped cross wing. Rear elevation has mainly regular fenestration, with mid C20 2-storey additions to right and left. INTERIOR: Classrooms have matchboard dadoes with quatrefoil ornament, framed doorcases and original 6-panel doors. Some have framed window surrounds. One has a half-glazed folding partition. Open well stairs have cast iron balustrades with additional guard rails. First floor hall has arch braced roof, ceiled-in mid C20. Cloakroom has moulded span beam on corbels, with cast iron column. Former science or craft room, now dining hall. Dated 1895, by Robert Harrison with late C20 alterations. Single storey with slate roofs and terracotta ridge tiles. Steel bar tension roof with clerestorey lights running the length of the ridge with 12 windows each side. Boundary wall, railings and gates. 1879, by Thomas Coulthurst, Borough Surveyor of Derby. Red brick with ashlar dressings. 3 single cast iron gates with moulded brick piers with plinths and chamfered capitals. Plinth wall with chamfered ashlar coping, the railing renewed mid C20. One panel of cast iron railing, matching the gates, survives at the west end. The railings and gates are part of the original architectural scheme, and match the school buildings.





Listing NGR: SK3400836646

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National Grid Reference: SK 34008 36646

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