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Former School of Science and Art

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: Former School of Science and Art

List entry Number: 1129733

Location

Former School of Science and Art, Weston College Conference Centre, Lower Church Road, Weston Super Mare, BS23 2AG

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

County:

District: North Somerset

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Weston-Super-Mare

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-May-1983

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 33213

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Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 16/04/2018

ST 3161 NE 9/30

LOWER CHURCH ROAD (west side) Weston College Conference Centre Former School of Science and Art

(Formerly listed as School of Science and Art, LOWER CHURCH ROAD) GV II Built 1892-1893 and 1899-1900 by Price and Wooler. Coursed rubble with Bath stone dressings and ceramic bands. Slate roof. In late Tudor/Classical style.

Two storeys, five bays with panelled and balustraded parapets. Centre three raised as full attic with flanking niches and aedicules to parapet, particularly elaborate to centre piece over arched windows. Centre bay flanked by two storey square bays with tripartite glazing. Large pane casement windows, divided on first floor by panelled pilasters with floral caps. Ground floor windows, transomed with segmental panel motif over heads. Central arched doorcase with enriched terracotta details filling space between bays. North elevation has tall arched studio windows. Tall stone gables divided by pilasters with ceramic panels. Lively use of terracotta and ceramics.

Listing NGR: ST3174461847

Selected Sources

Other
Weston Mercury 27 Nov 1900, 2
Weston Mercury 27 October 1900, 2
Weston Mercury 27 October 1900, 2 and 5
Weston Mercury, 14 Jan 1893, 8
Weston-super-Mare Gazette 13 May 1899, 1
Weston-super-Mare Gazette 18 Jan 1893, 3
Weston-super-Mare Gazette, 11 May 1892, 2

National Grid Reference: ST 31744 61847

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