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Desford School, Desford

Description: Desford School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 February 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 188522

OS Grid Reference: SK4776903521
OS Grid Coordinates: 447769, 303521
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6274, -1.2957

Location: Main Street, Desford, Leicestershire LE9 9GR

Locality: Desford
Local Authority: Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE9 9GR

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Listing Text

SK 40 SE
6/51 Desford School
(No 54)

- II

School. 1876. Red brick with blue brick and ashlar dressings. Slate roofs
with decorative terracotta ridge tiles and a moulded brick stack. Chamfered
blue brick plinth and blue brick cill band plus bracketed eaves. Single
storey. Street front has off-centre former entrance, with partially blocked,
point arched doorway with C20 casement, to the left a large pointed arched
window of 4 lights, flanked by 3 light cross casements with chamfered ashlar
lintels. To the right a projecting gabled wing with a single large 4-light
pointed arched window, beyond a set back doorway with C20 glazed door. The
north and south fronts each have a single large 4-light pointed arched window.
All the pointed arched windows have red and blue brick voussoirs.

Listing NGR: SK4776903521

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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