WESLEYAN SCHOOL WITH BOUNDARY WALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1203081
Date first listed:
17-May-1993
Statutory Address:
WESLEYAN SCHOOL WITH BOUNDARY WALL, EASTON SQUARE

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Location

Statutory Address:
WESLEYAN SCHOOL WITH BOUNDARY WALL, EASTON SQUARE

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

County:
Dorset
District:
Weymouth and Portland (District Authority)
Parish:
Portland
National Grid Reference:
SY 69122 71840

Details

PORTLAND

SY6871 EASTON SQUARE, Easton 969-1/4/40 (West side) Wesleyan School with boundary wall

GV II

Church hall, formerly Wesleyan school. Dated 1878 on porch. Coursed and squared slightly rock-faced Portland stone or rubble, slate roofs. A cruciform building, but probably built first as a single hall to which 'transept' and rear wing added (see coped gable to rear of front block). E front has triple lancet with oculus in plate tracery to pointed arch with drip course, flanked at lower level with single lancets, all under coped gable with bellcote; gabled square porch with blocked plank doors to pointed arch under inscription WESLEYAN 1878 SCHOOL. To right and left are plank doors in deep chamfered surrounds. Rubble returns, that to S partly concealed, but includes one pointed light, and to N are 3 pointed lights to flush quoins and heavy cills, and 2 lofty eaves stacks; this side linked to main Church (qv) by 1906 wall with door. South 'transept' coped gable with kneelers over plain wall. Back wing has 3 tall flush lights under coped gable with kneelers, and a central ridge stack. In the re-entrant on N side a boiler house and large square stack, also a small-paned casement. Across front of property a dwarf wall, formerly with railings; at the left end a tall square gate pier to cross-gabled roll-top capping. Included mainly for group value.

Listing NGR: SY6912271840

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
381934
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 02 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/05395/25
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Reg Perry. Source Historic England Archive
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