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Description: Primary School
Date Listed: 14 February 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 131836
OS Grid Reference: SO8624814910
OS Grid Coordinates: 386248, 214910
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8326, -2.2010
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SO 81 SE UPTON ST LEONARDS CHURCHFIELD ROAD
6/174 Primary school
Former Church of England primary school. 1850; by Henry Woodyer.
Snecked squared rubble limestone with ashlar dressings and
chimneys; stone slate roof. Gothic Revival style. H-plan with
hall to north, 2-storey classroom block to south linked by single-
storey range; latrine block to east. East side: gable end of
north wing to left with off-centre pointed-arched doorway having
plank door; round-arched casement to right; 3-light round-arched
mullioned casement over with relieving arch; buttress in south
west corner; latrine block in centre linked to projecting wings by
screen walls with pointed arch to each; tall projecting chimney
stacks face courtyard, that to south wing rectangular, circular to
north, both with moulded caps; 2 rows of weatherboarded dormers
with lancets to both sides of hall roof; large window with
reticulated tracery to both gable ends of hall. South: off-centre
projecting cross-gabled bell tower containing staircase; 5 stepped
lancets with stone louvres to 3 gables; stair lancets below and
central pointed-arched south-facing doorway; 4-light round-arched
mullioned casement to right with 2-light beyond; C20 raking dormer
over; ridge-mounted chimney with moulded cap. North: side of
hall with central gabled porch having pointed arch and diagonal
corner buttresses; stone cross in trefoil niche to porch gable
apex; two 2-light trefoil headed mullioned casements to left,
single 4-light to right. West side: projecting gables to left and
right; gable to right has 4-light round-arched mullioned casement
and 3-light above with relieving arch. Central range with pointed-
arched doorway; 3-light and single-light trefoil-headed casements
to left; two 2-light to right; projecting chimney stacks as on
east side. All roofs sprocketed at eaves.
Interior of hall has open arched-braced collar truss rafter roof;
pointed-arched internal doorways. Boundary wall, railings and well
pump in west courtyard (q.v.). An effective and original design.
(D. Verey, Gloucestershire: The Vale and the Forest of Dean,
Listing NGR: SO8624814910
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