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Gosfield School, Gosfield

Description: Gosfield School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 114687

OS Grid Reference: TL7898630619
OS Grid Coordinates: 578986, 230619
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9453, 0.6028

Location: Halstead Road, Gosfield, Essex CO9 1PF

Locality: Gosfield
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO9 1PF

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Listing Text

5/170 Gosfield School


School formerly a house. Early to Mid C19. Yellow Suffolk brick. Hipped grey
slate roof to centre range, roof hipped to left and right of lower level left
and right wings, that to left with a gabled extension. Projecting eaves with
moulded brackets. Four brick chimney stacks to centre range. Iron bell cote to
left range. Moulded central band. Two storeys. The centre range with semi-
circular bays to right and left. 2:3:3:1:3:3 window range of vertically sliding
sashes. Long windows to central bays. Central French window to left range.
The central glazed and panelled door with round head and light over, pedimented
stone portico with guttae,triglyphs and metopes to frieze, foliate centre panel
and moulded acroteria has fluted support columns and pilasters and is approached
by steps. Interior contains panelled shutters, dado's, reveals to windows and
doors, six panelled doors. Moulded ceiling cornices. Moulded pelmets to some
rooms. Fluted architraves with corner patera and pediments to many doors.
Marble Adam style fireplaces. Fluted pillars to entrance hall, stairs with
wreathed handrail to iron balusters. Moulded ceiling. Wings of a later date to
rear and left.

Listing NGR: TL7898630619

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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