PRIMARY SCHOOL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1131171

Date first listed: 09-Sep-1987

Statutory Address: PRIMARY SCHOOL, CHURCH ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: PRIMARY SCHOOL, CHURCH ROAD

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

District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: East Knoyle

National Grid Reference: ST 87935 30487

Summary

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History

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Details

EAST KNOYLE CHURCH ROAD ST 83 SE (north side) 8/12 Primary School GV II National school, now closed. 1872-73 by George Aitchison Jnr., paid for by Alfred Seymour of Knoyle House. Limestone ashlar, steeply pitched tiled roof with coped verges. L-plan. Single- storey. Entrance front at right angles to road; shouldered doorway with flat stone hood on consoles and carved fluted pilasters, two 2-light windows to left with Moorish cusped heads and central shaft, dripstone. To right of door is gable end of main schoolroom with large pointed window of 3 lights separated by shafts and with oculi over each, tympanum filled with ornate plate tracery of floral arrangement, moulded string course carried over as hoodmould, square sundial to gable and turret at apex for weathervane. Main front to road has five 2-light windows with Moorish heads and centre shafts, eaves of roof carried on extended rafters with carved ends. East gable end has rose window. Rear of wing and main range have cross windows and 2-light mullioned casements. An unusually original and expensive village school, provided by the local gentry. (VCH, Wiltshire, Vol XI, 1980)

Listing NGR: ST8793530487

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 321118

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Crowley, B A, The Victoria History of the County of Wiltshire, (1980)

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