CASTLE CARY PRIMARY SCHOOL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1307353
Date first listed:
18-Mar-1986
Statutory Address:
CASTLE CARY PRIMARY SCHOOL, PARK STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CASTLE CARY PRIMARY SCHOOL, PARK STREET

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

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Castle Cary
National Grid Reference:
ST 63979 32044

Details

CASTLE CARY CP PARK STREET (East side) ST6332 5/91 Castle Cary Primary School GV II

School. Dated 1840, extended 1876. Cary stone cut and squared, Doulting stone dressings; earlier section has hipped double Roman concrete tile roof, later part has plain clay tiled gabled roof; brick chimney stacks. Older section to north: 2 storeys, 5 bays with added side porches: below, 3-light stone mullioned windows under square labels, now with plain casements; centre window higher, with transome; string course divides off upper storey which is 2 bays wide, balanced between bays 2 and 4; matching 2-light windows, set under plain ashlar coped gable bedded on string course, with 1840 date plaque. Interior retains cast iron columns supporting upper storey, and timber encased stairs to - presumably - the masters' accommodation. The 1876 extension of lesser interest; single-storey, 7 bays; gables to bays 2, 4 and 6 and entrances to bays 3 and 5, the latter now blocked: 3-light chamfer mullioned windows without labels, with transomes bays 2 and 6, and with two windows without transomes bay 4; rafters exposed at eaves; 1876 date plaque to centre gable. Originally built as a National School. (McGarvie M, Castle Cary: Avalon Industries, 1980).

Listing NGR: ST6397932044

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
262023
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
McGarvie, M , Castle Cary Avalon Industries, (1980)

Legal

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

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