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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: 1131171



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


District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: East Knoyle

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Sep-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 321118

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: ST 87935 30487


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