ST BONIFACE SCHOOL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1130016

Date first listed: 09-Nov-1998

Statutory Address: ST BONIFACE SCHOOL, CECIL STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: ST BONIFACE SCHOOL, CECIL STREET

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

District: City of Plymouth (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Non Civil Parish

National Grid Reference: SX4712854850

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History

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Details

PLYMOUTH

SX4654 CECIL STREET, Stonehouse 740-1/57/722 (West side) St Boniface School

GV II

Bishop's house, now a school. 1859, probably by JA Hansom, enlarged 1899. Plymouth limestone rubble with limestone dressings including string courses; steep dry slate roofs with coped gables; rear gabled dormers breaking the eaves and hipped dormers front and rear of original house; stone stacks with some render: end stacks except for large outbuilt lateral stack to rear of original part. Gothic Revival style. Large irregular plan with cross wing to left of original part, another wing right of porch, the 1899 part with deeper plan. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys plus attic to original part otherwise 2 storeys plus attic; irregular 11-bay front. Transomed 2-light and 3-light mullioned windows to most of the front openings, a few with transoms to rear, many with 4-centred arched lights; relieving arches. Original house has embattled porch between wings and 4-centred arched doorway plus sidelights. Wing right of porch has 3-light windows to front, single lights to returns, and the wing has a hipped roof with the ridge running over a gabled dormer, the barge boards forming an ogee arch. 2 light windows to bay right of this and then there is a recessed 2-storey bay at far right adjoining the S aisle of the St Mary & St Boniface RC Cathedral, Wyndham Street West (qv). This bay has large gable over 2-light window breaking the eaves, over a 3-light window. 1899 part on the left has 3-light windows, the central bay breaking the eaves under a gable with a cross finial. INTERIOR: not inspected but likely to be of interest. Prominently sited next to the RC Cathedral (qv). (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-: 674).





Listing NGR: SX4712854850

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 473230

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Devon, (1989), 674

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