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Description: Former School and School House
Date Listed: 11 January 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 192755
OS Grid Reference: TF0032042730
OS Grid Coordinates: 500320, 342730
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9725, -0.5075
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TF 04 SW WILSFORD SCHOOL LANE
4/121 Former School and
Former school and school house now house. 1857 with minor C20 alterations. Rock
faces limestone with ashlar quoins and dressings, slate roofs with raised stone
coped gables and paired bracketed kneelers, single ridge and 2 gable ashlar stacks
with paired funnels and chamfered bases and capitals. L-plan. Single storey 7
bay front to street with chamfered plinth, 3 stepped buttresses and gabled porch
with belfry to the apex. The off centre porch has a chamfered 4 centred arched
outer doorway and a planked inner door. To left are single 2 and 3 light windows
and to the right are a pair of windows and 3 sets of 3. All windows are lancets
with trefoil heads and are plain casements. Above the doorway is a carved ashlar
scroll recording the construction of the school in 1857. The house is to the left
rear and has a single story plus attics 3 bay front with central half glazed door
in a 4 centred arched surround flanked by triplets of lancets matching those of
the school. Above the door is a square panel of arms. In the roof are 2 gabled
through eaves dormers with stone coped gables and kneelers. They are supported
on triple rolled corbels and contain pairs of lancets. All windows are plain case-
Listing NGR: TF0032042730
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Source: English Heritage
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