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Description: Felsted School
Date Listed: 6 August 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 122501
OS Grid Reference: TL6790820608
OS Grid Coordinates: 567908, 220608
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8588, 0.4369
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TL 6620 & 6720 FELSTED BRAINTREE ROAD
9/49 Felsted School
School. Built approx. 1867. F. Chancellor. A large building of 3 storeys with
a square tower surmounted by a square spire with a clock gable at its base to
left and a gabled crosswing, outshot to left with a smaller, circular, lead
covered tower and spire above the outshot. There is a smaller range with lower
roof level to the right. Roofs of grey slate throughout, striated to main
range. Mainly of polychrome red brick, with banding of matching black brick
and stone dressings. The Left Tower, clock gable, with 3 stone bands and clock
face set on stone base, main tower of 3 stages, the top with a small lancet
window the lower 2 with three light lancet type windows, decorated with stone
and brick heads, 5 stone bands. 6 panel door with 3 panels above ovolo set
in a Moorish Arched surround of 2 moulded arches having shafts with moulded
bases, and foliated capitals and decorated stone tympanium. To the right is a
red brick chimney stack. Main Range of 3 storeys and 8 bays with a gabled
dormer with stone band and brick circle to each. Brick relieving arches above
ground and first floor windows. All windows of 3 lights with glazing bars.
4 stone bands and various ornamental brickwork. The Right-Crosswing of matching
brickwork with an upper window of lights and 4 window range of square lights
and segmental leaded lights. Left is a 2 centred doorway and door. The right
range has 2 gabled dormers and 2 and 3 lights and 2 storey 3 window range.
To the left is a raised, gabled porch approached by steps. 2 red brick chimney
stacks to this range.
Listing NGR: TL6893921083
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Source: English Heritage
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