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Description: Newtown Primary School
Date Listed: 11 September 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 180077
OS Grid Reference: TR0156741560
OS Grid Coordinates: 601567, 141560
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1378, 0.8799
1. WAINWRIGHT PLACE
Newtown Primary School
TR 04 SW 3/267
Former School (St Theresa's) 1852. William Tress, architect. Stone rubble with ashlar
dressings; later wings on SW of lighter stone. Tile roofs, plain and shaped tile bands
alternating; Gothic ashlar stack on N. wing. Three wings with gable fronts to NE, the
South wing set back; the S and N wings with slightly later C19 SW extensions; also short
additional slightly later NW wing. Single-light,two-light and three-light windows,
mostly trefoil and lancet headed; original windows with iron lattice tracery. In the
three NE gable fronts from South are two paired lancets with iron tracery and crowning
quatrefoils; centre gable front with short two-light trefoiliated window, and tall
triple lancet; projecting porch; North gable front with three lancets and tall gabled
bellcote on verge of North Pitch, with gabled porch in side return. Interior C19
Crown post roofs; two tall lancets with iron lattice tracery comprising original SW
end wall of South wing. South-Westernmost rear wing has been damaged by fire.
Listing NGR: TR0156741560
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Source: English Heritage
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