SCIENCE SCHOOL AT WINCHESTER COLLEGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1389670
Date first listed:
22-Oct-2001
Statutory Address:
SCIENCE SCHOOL AT WINCHESTER COLLEGE

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Location

Statutory Address:
SCIENCE SCHOOL AT WINCHESTER COLLEGE

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

County:
Hampshire
District:
Winchester (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SU 48038 28712

Details

869/0/10045

Science School at Winchester College

22-OCT-01

GV

II

School science laboratories and classrooms. 1902-5; by Henry L.G. Hill [of Chancellor and Hill]; extended c1930 by T. D. Atkinson. Red brick with Portland stone dressings. Slate hipped roofs with modillion eaves cornice. PLAN: Overall U-shaped on plan; the original front [E] range contains three main laboratory/classrooms and two preparation rooms and a staircase with a corridor across the back [W]; in 1930 wings were added at the rear forming a U-shaped plan. Edwardian Wrenaissance style. EXTERIOR: Two storeys. Symmetrical 1:5:1:5:1 bay east front; centre and end bays break forward, centre with pediment, end bays with pyramidal roofs at corner with ball-finial at apex; rusticated stone plinth ; quoins, moulded cills and impost string, heavy moulded cornice/string at first floor level and superimposed order above with Ionic pilasters with festoons in the friezes and on panelled aprons, volutes below end windows; ground floor windows have Gibbs surrounds with keystones incorporated into arched stringcourses, first floor windows have pediments. 1:1:1 bay north and south returns, centre bay recessed, similarly richly decorated as front. South elevation extended to left [W] by 4-bay 1930 neo-Georgian addition. INTERIOR: Largely unaltered contains classrooms, laboratories and preparation rooms on both floors with original cupboards, benches and desks and stone staircase with iron balustrade. SOURCE: Buildings of England, p.705. A richly decorated Winchester College building in the Wrenaissance style.

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
488377
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.

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