Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1151562

Date first listed: 29-Sep-1987



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District: Doncaster (Metropolitan Authority)

Parish: Thorne

National Grid Reference: SE 68920 13281


THORNE CHURCH STREET SE 6813 (SE 61 SE) (north side) 15/94 Travis Studio GV II Charity school now sculptor's studio. Dated 1863, later addition to rear. Ashlar sandstone dressings to red brick in English bond, Welsh slate roof. Single storey; twin-gabled front with bell turret and spire rising from centre and small, gabled, side porches; in Gothic Revival style. Rendered walling beneath moulded plinth band, ashlar quoins. Each gable has an inscribed panel reading 'TRAVIS'S CHARITY SCHOOL' / FOUNDED 1770 ERECTED 1863' set beneath sill of a square-headed 3-light window with Decorated-style tracery under brick relieving arch. Buttress and corbelling to central octagonal bell turret with foiled openings beneath gablets and 2 offsets at base of spirelet. Flanking gables have foiled openings, shaped kneelers and copings with apex finials. Set back to each side the porches have double doors and overlights beneath pointed arches and hoodmoulds with carved stops; shaped kneelers and gable copings. Main building has lateral stacks and ridge ventilators. C20 additions to rear not of special interest. Interior: original roof exposed in right-hand part has arch-braced trusses each with 2 collars linked by braced post.

Listing NGR: SE6892013281


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

Legacy System number: 334672

Legacy System: LBS

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