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Amery Hill School (Lower School)., Alton

Description: Amery Hill School (Lower School).

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 March 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 141751

OS Grid Reference: SU7248040047
OS Grid Coordinates: 472480, 140047
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1551, -0.9650

Location: 74 Anstey Road, Alton, Hampshire GU34 2QY

Locality: Alton
Local Authority: East Hampshire District Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: GU34 2QY

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Listing Text

Amery Hill School
(Lower School).
Formerly listed as
Eggar's Grammar School)
SU 7240 1/1
Formerly Eggar's Grammar School, founded in 1642 by John Eggar whose initials
in iron are in the left-hand gable. 2 storeys plus attic; 3 bays wide. Red brick;
tiled roof with central stack of 4 chimneys. Ground floor with central ledged
oak door with original knocker in heavy moulded oak frame within later porch flanked
on either side by two 5-light mullioned and transomed casement windows. Moulded
band at 1st floor level. 1st floor with central 3-light mullioned casement window
with, either side, two 5-light mullioned and transomed casement windows. A single
3-light mullioned attic window in each gable with small former window between
the 2 gables. A plain band at foot of the gables is carried down over the windows
to form a drip mould. At the back an irregular, mainly C18, addition. The left-hand
part of the building is a modern addition apeing the C17 style. VCH, Hants II,
pp 367 and 482.

Listing NGR: SP7247440066

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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