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Harby Church of England Primary School, Clawson, Hose and Harby

Description: Harby Church of England Primary School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 August 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 190135

OS Grid Reference: SK7461231175
OS Grid Coordinates: 474612, 331175
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8729, -0.8929

Location: 13 School Lane, Harby, Leicestershire LE14 4BZ

Locality: Clawson, Hose and Harby
Local Authority: Melton Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE14 4BZ

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Listing Text

SK 7431-7531 Harby Church of England
41/28 Primary School


School. 1861, extended and altered C20. Coursed squared ironstone, with
limestone dressings, slate roof, white brick stacks. T plan, single-storey
school and 2-storey former school house, 5-window range. Middle range
parallel to street has central 3-light chamfered stone mullion window,
flanked by similar 2-light windows. Right cross wing projects slightly and
has 3-light chamfered stone mullion and transom window to gable end with
hood would and small rectangular ventilation slit to gable above with
chamfered stone surround. 2-storey cross wing to left, formerly school
house, has attached porch to right side. Front of porch continues gable end
wall and has Gothic-arched doorway with wave and hollow chamfers and ogee
hood mould with foliage finial immediately below triangular corbelling to
base of former bell turret with reliefs of Pelican in her Piety to left side
and open book to right side. Base formerly supported timber bell-cote with
slate-hung spire. Off-set buttress to right of doorway. Gable end of cross
wing has 2-light chamfered stone mullion windows to ground and 1st floors
with hood moulds. Chamfered plinth, limestone quoins and stone-coped gables
with kneelers and ball finials. Ridge stacks have rectangular bases and
diagonally set square flues with brattished tops. Architects for at least
some of the C19 work were Bellamy and Hardy. Kelly's Directory for Leics

Listing NGR: SK7461231175

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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