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Description: Corse Church of England School
Date Listed: 6 December 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 125869
OS Grid Reference: SO7933328851
OS Grid Coordinates: 379333, 228851
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9578, -2.3022
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CORSE SCHOOL CRESCENT
SO 7828-7829 (north side)
14/51 Corse Church of England School
(formerly listed as School)
Former school and school house, now school. 1871 by Fulljames.
Coursed, squared blue lias stone, ashlar dressings, blue brick
offsets to buttresses: tiled roof. 'L'-plan, school single-
storey, house 1½ storeys. Facade to road: 4-bay hall on left,
square-set buttress end and centre, trefoil-headed twin-lancets
each side of centre, single lancets at ends. Projecting stone
eaves course: parapet gables, 3-layer top to former bellcote reset
on left apex, with iron finial, base to chimney on right apex. Two
triangular dormers high up, with band of fishscale tiles:
alternate ridge tiles crested. Lower extension to right, single
lancet, triangular buttress to right, parapet gable with cross-
gablet apex, ridge and eaves as hall. Left return: hall gable on
right, large 3-light mullioned window, traceried top, hoodmould,
voussoirs above. On left low connection roofed at right-angles to
hall: boarded door up one stone step, trefoil head, hoodmould. To
left former house, squat 'L'-plan; gable to right return, short
side wall with boarded, pointed door. Projecting half-hipped end
on left, 3-light mullioned window, flat head, relieving arch over
to ground floor, similar without relieving arch above. Wide
chimney-breast on left return: top removed. Internally, feet of
arched-braced trusses on corbels appear below inserted ceiling in
hall: scissor-braced truss to room beyond. Forms group with
Chartist cottages (q.v.).
(V.C.H. Gloucestershire, Vol VIII, 1972)
Listing NGR: SO7933328851
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