MOUNT PLEASANT COMMUNITY CENTRE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1253100

Date first listed: 28-Jul-1994

Statutory Address: MOUNT PLEASANT COMMUNITY CENTRE, MOUNT PLEASANT

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Location

Statutory Address: MOUNT PLEASANT COMMUNITY CENTRE, MOUNT PLEASANT

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

District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Bradford-on-Avon

National Grid Reference: ST 82801 61337

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Details

BRADFORD ON AVON ST8260 MOUNT PLEASANT 875- /1/10008 (North side) Mount Pleasant Community Centre

GV II Primary school, now community centre. 1847, extension dated 1911, closed c1980. Squared, coursed limestone, square diagonally-set ridge stacks in pairs, and stone slate roof. Single-depth H-shaped 3-room plan. Tudor Domestic Revival style. Single storey; 8-window range. Symmetrical front and rear have projecting outer gables and short projecting end gable extensions, with weathered angle buttresses and a central buttress, kneelers to roll-top gable copings and ridges, cruciform finials, leaded vent bases to the ridges, and a weathered bellcote to the left-hand 1847 gable. Flat-headed mullion and transom windows with trefoil heads and labels, rear has paired 2-light windows to the gables with small attic lights, the central section has outer 4-centre arched doorways with ridge and batten doors, and 2-light inner windows beneath 2-light dormers with shouldered gables. Similar front without doorways or dormers, and gables each have a large 4-light window. 1911 extensions each end in matching style have doorways to the front with sunken spandrels and 2-light windows in the end gables. Interior: Former classrooms at either end have a 5-bay arch-braced collar beam roof on moulded corbels, ceiled above the corbels in the right-hand room, and a winder stair in the rear central room. Fireplaces removed. Historical note: Probably a National school, given the proximity to the church, with the headmaster's house (qv) for which grants were available from 1843. The division of the space allowed the separation of infants. A reasonably complete early example of a village school with group value with the church and headmaster's house (qqv).



Listing NGR: ST8275361283

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Legacy System number: 436229

Legacy System: LBS

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