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Description: Fox Hill Junior School
Date Listed: 8 June 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 200481
OS Grid Reference: TQ4368377983
OS Grid Coordinates: 543683, 177983
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4826, 0.0679
4412 PLUMSTEAD COMMON ROAD sE18
Fox Hill Junior School
TQ 4377 31/357
1881. 1 storey, attic and basement, 3 windows. High pitched, hipped tiled roof.
Bell cote with lead ogee cupola. Later dormer inserted at left. Red brick walls.
Slightly projecting central sections under high Dutch gable, has round headed
window on half landing above main floor and door beneath on half landing below.
Pilasters with terra-cotta leaf decoration, paired at ends of building and single
at either side of centrepiece, support moulded and dentilled cornice. They rest
on cornice of basement floor, which is slightly lower at left to accommodate
slope of hill, and have small brick aprons below. Gauged, flat brick arches
to side windows, whose keystone supports moulded cornice and pediment with egg
and dart moulding. Oval, terra cotta medallion above left window. Central window
and door in round arched recess upon whose keystone rests a small pilaster which
supports cornice of Dutch gable with round head over. 3 ball finials to gable.
steps to door with stone architrave, alternating block jambs, frieze, cornice
and pediment, both with egg and dart moulding. In tympanum inscription "AD 1881"
and swag. High basement windows, 3 grouped casements each side. Up left return
shallow flight of steps to playground level.
Listing NGR: TQ4368377983
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Source: English Heritage
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