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West Sussex
Horsham (District Authority)
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
TQ 17495 31558


HURST ROAD 1. 1236 (North Side) Grammar School TQ 1731 2/123 II 2. 1892 by Arthur Vernon. Asymmetrical. 2 storeys with additional attic and basement at east end. 9 windows. Red brick with stone dressings. Chimneys with moulded brick cornice. Red tiled roof with moulded eaves cornice. Stringcourses between storeys and plinth. Large gables with parapets and stone cappings flanking the front. In west gable, a stone quatrefoil set in imitation chip-carved fields under pointed relieving arch. Underneath, a large mullioned window rising through both storeys with 5 stone heraldic panels dividing the storeys. Gothic tops to the lights. Under east gable, bay window of 3 lights rising through both storeys, with parapet containing inset quatrefoils, corbelled out over basement window. 2-light attic window in the gable set under a pointed relieving arch filled with imitation chip-carving in moulded brick. Towards west end, buttressed porch of 2 storeys and attic with stone-panelled parapet. Tracery quatrefoil set in a pointed window with hood mould over a pair of lights. Underneath the inscription "Grammar School founded by Richard Collier AD 1532", and below doorway with carved spandrels. 3 small buttressed bays with gablets grouped asymmetrically in middle of the front. Paired lights. 3-pointed relieving arches in gables with imitation chip-carved fields in moulded brick. Small pointed door with hood mould at east end with internal stair lit by lancets. Other windows of 2, 3 and 4 lights, those on ground floor under segmental relieving arches. All plate glass windows. Subsidiary wing with simpler detail in Richmond Road.

Listing NGR: TQ1749531558


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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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Date: 08 Jun 2007
Reference: IOE01/15698/01
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