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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: 1114028



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


District: Central Bedfordshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Cranfield

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-Feb-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 38301

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CRANFIELD COURT ROAD SP9442 Cranfield Primary School 3/4 and Schoolhouse GV II

School and schoolhouse. 1862 by T.C. Hine for the Rev. G. G. Harter (Hine designed Cranfield Court, now demolished, for the Rev. Harter). Snecked limestone with ashlar dressings. Clay tile roofs. Loosely Gothic in style. Ranged around 3 sides of a courtyard, open towards the road. 2 storeyed schoolhouse forms LH wing, whilst school consists of 2 storeyed wing to rear and single storeyed wing to RH. 3 storeyed octagonal tower with conical roof within angle of 2 wings of school. Schoolhouse: road gable has ground floor canted bay, paired single lights to first floor, and small trefoil to attic 2 storeyed gabled porch projects from courtyard side. The ground floor is open, the central archway and flanking lights having trefoiled arches and foliate capitals supported by columns of a pink stone. Most windows are of paired trefoiled lights. School: rear block has 3 pointed-arched doorways and windows of 2 and 3 lights. Tower has pointed-arched 2-light window with cinquefoil in head to first floor, and cusped rose windows to top floor. Single lights elsewhere on tower. RH block gable end has 3-light pointed-arched window with cusped rose window within head, polychrome head, and foliate stops to dripstone. Small quatrefoil to attic, like schoolhouse, windows are mostly trefoiled lights, grouped in 2's and 3's. Rear block has carved panel: "Deo et Ecclesiae" and RH gable has small panel with initials G.G.H. Gables are stone-coped, with ornamental gablets, that to schoolhouse topped by ornate finial.

Listing NGR: SP9564442111

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National Grid Reference: SP 95644 42111


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