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Description: The Former Dorset County Council Junior School
Date Listed: 7 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 108119
OS Grid Reference: SY9219687336
OS Grid Coordinates: 392196, 87336
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6856, -2.1118
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5190 WEST STREET
The Former Dorset County
Council Junior School
(Previously listed as
SY 9287 1/87 7.5.52.
1789. Builders George Gollop of Poole and John Swetland. South (principal) front
circa 1849. Former Congregational Chapel, opened on New Year's Day, 1790, to
house a congregation which had seceded from the main Congregational community
the previous year. After their reconciliation in 1849, it was converted for use
as a British School.
Stucco front. Pitched slate roof. 2 storeys. 4 giant pilasters without capitals,
but with sunk panels taking pediment. 3 ranges of segment-headed windows with
glazing bars. Door with segment-headed fanlight, and segment-headed relieving
arch on plain imposts.
Nos 18 to 22 even and the Junior School form a group.
Listing NGR: SY9219687336
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Source: English Heritage
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