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Description: Hallow School
Date Listed: 15 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 151738
OS Grid Reference: SO8260758625
OS Grid Coordinates: 382607, 258625
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2256, -2.2560
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SO 85 SW HALLOW CP A 443 (west side)
4/68 Hallow School
Village school. 1857 by William Jeffrey Hopkins; mid-C20 alterations and
additions. Brick, blue brick surface ornamentation, stone dressings, tiled
roofs with parapets and kneelers at gable ends. High Victorian Gothic style.
Asymmetrical composition of large main schoolroom range, to east of which is
a smaller, parallel range with a large bell tower and adjacent small south
cross-wing. Single storey and attic; blue brick bands and also blue diaper
frieze at mid-wall height and below eaves level; corner buttresses with offsets;
large, multi-light traceried windows in gable ends. Main elevation to east:
range to right of bell tower has a 4-light and a 3-light flat headed window
separated by an early C20 gabled porch with pointed doorway and trefoil open-
ing above; at junction of porch roof ridge and main roof is a brick chimney
with offsets. The south cross-wing gable end has a 3-light window and circular
opening above pierced with quatrefoil. Bell tower of 3 stages; lower stage has
buttresses with offsets, pointed doorway and hood mould with returns continuing
as string, broad, round-lobed, part-glazed quatrefoil frieze above; second
stage has 3 narrow lights; third stage has clockface recessed within moulded
circular surround; 3 part-louvred, part-traceried openings to each face of bell
turret, tall pyramidal roof with fishscale tiles, and weathercock. The school
was founded in 1712 by Bishop Lloyd, with part of the money left by Anne Bull,
a local benefactress, died 1707, to purchase land to provide the endowment for
schools in Hallow, Grimley and Madresfield. The school had fallen into decay
by the early C19 and the present school was built with money from the rent
from Anne Bull's lands.
Listing NGR: SO8259358647
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Source: English Heritage
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