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Goffs Endowed Day School and Huntingdon United Reformed Church, Huntington

Description: Goffs Endowed Day School and Huntingdon United Reformed Church

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 150658

OS Grid Reference: SO2470552236
OS Grid Coordinates: 324705, 252236
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1632, -3.1022

Location: The School Road, Huntington, County of Herefordshire HR5 3PQ

Locality: Huntington
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR5 3PQ

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Listing Text

SO 25 SW
1/103 Goff's Endowed Day School
and Huntington United
Reformed Church adjoining
at rear
- II
Former school and adjoining Congregational Chapel, now United Reformed Church.
Dated 1791, with mid-C19 alterations and additions. Rubble with partly hipped
slate roofs and rubble end stacks. School: two storeys and attic with half-
dormers. Three bays; windows all have cambered heads. Ground floor has a
4-pane sash and 2-light casement; first floor has a 4-pane sash and two 2-
light casements. Two gabled dormers with moulded bargeboards and 2-light case-
ments. Central entrance has a C19 gabled rubble porch with brick dressings
and a round-headed archway; partly-glazed door within has a transom light
with a cambered head and three glazing bars. Above the central first floor
window is a datestone with the following inscription ornately inscribed,
"School was established/ in the Year/ 1791". A single-storey wing projects
at the left side with a rubble end ridge stack, and a 2-light casement and
a partly-glazed door in the angle. There is also a rendered single-storey
wing adjoining the right gable end with a brick ridge end stack. This has
a cross-casement with a cambered head in its front elevation and a half-
glazed gabled porch with scalloped bargeboards and pendant finial, and a
ledged and battened door within. Church: adjoins school to rear left. Two-
bay rectangular plan. Windows are all large cross-casements with cambered
heads. There is one window at the north-east end, two in the south-east
elevation and one in the north-west elevation. Entrance in north-west
elevation has a lean-to timber porch on an ashlar base with partly-glazed
double doors and a similar door within. Interior: some of fittings survive.
There is a west gallery on two moulded posts now blocked off. (BoE, p 198).

Listing NGR: SO2470552236

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Source: English Heritage

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