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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.


List entry Number: 1078571



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

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Corse

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-Dec-1976

Date of most recent amendment: 17-Mar-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 125869

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CORSE SCHOOL CRESCENT SO 7828-7829 (north side)

14/51 Corse Church of England School (formerly listed as School)



Former school and school house, now school. 1871 by Fulljames. Coursed, squared blue lias stone, ashlar dressings, blue brick offsets to buttresses: tiled roof. 'L'-plan, school single- storey, house 1½ storeys. Facade to road: 4-bay hall on left, square-set buttress end and centre, trefoil-headed twin-lancets each side of centre, single lancets at ends. Projecting stone eaves course: parapet gables, 3-layer top to former bellcote reset on left apex, with iron finial, base to chimney on right apex. Two triangular dormers high up, with band of fishscale tiles: alternate ridge tiles crested. Lower extension to right, single lancet, triangular buttress to right, parapet gable with cross- gablet apex, ridge and eaves as hall. Left return: hall gable on right, large 3-light mullioned window, traceried top, hoodmould, voussoirs above. On left low connection roofed at right-angles to hall: boarded door up one stone step, trefoil head, hoodmould. To left former house, squat 'L'-plan; gable to right return, short side wall with boarded, pointed door. Projecting half-hipped end on left, 3-light mullioned window, flat head, relieving arch over to ground floor, similar without relieving arch above. Wide chimney-breast on left return: top removed. Internally, feet of arched-braced trusses on corbels appear below inserted ceiling in hall: scissor-braced truss to room beyond. Forms group with Chartist cottages (q.v.). (V.C.H. Gloucestershire, Vol VIII, 1972)

Listing NGR: SO7933328851

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Gloucester, (1972)

National Grid Reference: SO 79333 28851


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