SCHOOL HOUSE WITH REAR BOUNDARY WALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1281859
Date first listed:
21-Sep-1978
Statutory Address:
SCHOOL HOUSE WITH REAR BOUNDARY WALL, GROVE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
SCHOOL HOUSE WITH REAR BOUNDARY WALL, GROVE ROAD

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

District:
Dorset (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Portland
National Grid Reference:
SY 69932 72578

Details

PORTLAND

SY67SE GROVE ROAD, Grove 969-1/1/136 (North East side) 21/09/78 School House with rear boundary wall

GV II

School extension, former house of Assistant Governor, Portland Prison. c 1870, possibly from office of Capt. Du Cane, RE. Portland ashlar, slate roof. Compact L-plan, with slightly set-forward wide gable, left, and set-back lower wing. Two storeys, 1+1-windowed. Paired sashes with horizontal bar in chamfer surrounds with stops to jambs and central mullion; flush, deep chamfer cills. Coped gable with small roll mould saddle stone above blind oculus in flush relieving arch. Plinth, mid moulded string, moulded eaves, 3 large stacks on moulded skirts and with heavy cappings to Lombard bands. The set-back wing has two small sashes above a plank door in arched opening with Romanesque mouldings, and drip course; left return gable coped, with kneelers and central stack. Right return has a tall stair window to right, the string stepped below its cill. Subsidiary Features: At the rear of the site is a lofty ashlar boundary wall incorporating a wide blocked opening with rusticated quoins and voussoirs to segmental head; this formerly an access from the house to the adjoining prison. An important unit in a good group, set between St. Peter's Church (qv) and Grove County Infants' School (qv), and from its detailing clearly from the same design office.

Listing NGR: SY6993272578

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
381957
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: 11 Jan 2002
Reference: IOE01/05407/04
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Reg Perry. Source Historic England Archive
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