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Hardyes School Craft Centre, Dorchester

Description: Hardyes School Craft Centre

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 May 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 104396

OS Grid Reference: SY6949490634
OS Grid Coordinates: 369494, 90634
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7145, -2.4334

Location: Icen Way, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1EW

Locality: Dorchester
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT1 1EW

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Listing Text

(East Side)
Hardye's School Craft Centre
SY 6990 7/251
1910. Rendered. Hipped slate roof. Brick stacks. 2 storeys. Right hand
part has 2 ranges of sashes with glazing bars, and horizontally rusticated
quoins. Windows have continuous moulded sills, and there is a continuous stringcourse
at impost level of ground floor. Ground floor windows have rusticated surrounds
and aprons. 1st floor windows have scrolled architraves and idiosyncratic dentilled
cornices which break upwards in a very slight segmental curve to triple keystones.
3 blank cartouches between stringcourse and 1st floor sill level.
Left hand part is set back in concave chanelled recess. 2 slightly tapering
pilasters with festoons at top flank a shaped gable with coping and all finial.
Ground floor has double doors flanked by Ionic 3/4 columns taking plain frieze
and cornice, all set within segmental arch with dentils, moulded extrados
with scrolls and festoon below and triple keystone above: enriched spandrels. 1st
floor has 4-light window on sill which runs from one buttress across to the
other, and divided by 3 Ionic columns (with Tuscan responds) taking disproportionately
huge entablature, with "Girls' School" on the frieze. Gable has cartouche
with "1850-1910".

Listing NGR: SY6949490634

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Source: English Heritage

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