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ST JAMES'S SCHOOL

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: ST JAMES'S SCHOOL

List entry Number: 1104294

Location

ST JAMES'S SCHOOL, GREAT NORWOOD STREET

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

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 25-Sep-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 474661

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

CHELTENHAM

SO9421SE GREAT NORWOOD STREET 630-1/23/352 (East side) 25/09/86 St James's School

GV II

School, now houses. Dated 1865 above door with conversion to dwellings c1985. Rock-faced coursed squared Cotswold stone rubble with freestone bands, decorative tile roof. Gothic Revival style. H-shaped plan. Hall with classroom cross-wings and entrance porch at angle to left. EXTERIOR: street front: large gables flank 3-lower-gabled recessed centre. End gables have 3 pointed windows, each with 3-light stepped lancets with trefoil heads and quatrefoil above. Circular window with triple quatrefoil above. Each of the centre gables has similar 2-light window with quatrefoil above. Doorway to left in gabled porch a renewed pointed door with double-chamfered arch to head and hoodmould with finial to apex. Banded roof of red tiles with grey scalloped tiles, fretted ridge, central hall ventilator with louvred vents and tall hexagonal fleche. Side elevations similar, four 2-light windows but only 3 gables. Rear windows of wings: 4 stepped trefoil-headed lights, quatrefoil over. INTERIOR: not inspected. The Middle Pointed Gothic is the principal element in the good design quality of this otherwise conventionally-planned school.





Listing NGR: SO9450621313

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National Grid Reference: SO 94508 21319

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