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Description: Coltishall County Primary School
Date Listed: 16 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 228144
OS Grid Reference: TG2701719767
OS Grid Coordinates: 627017, 319767
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7279, 1.3606
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TG 2619 COLTISHALL CHURCH STREET (north)
8/11 Coltishall County
Village school, built 1845 and extended in 1875 and 1877 by Edward Boardman.
Built of knapped flint and gault brick dressings and slate roofs. Original
building now forms the central section of an 'I' shaped plan. The hipped
cross wings and internal angle porches added in 1875, the gabled north east
extension in 1877. Corrugated iron extension to north west and smaller red
brick extension, centrally at the rear. Symmetrical facade, with central
4 windowed pedimented bay, the cross wings of one window and the entrance
porches within the internal angle. Moulded brick corbelled eaves cornice,
and moulded brick verge to pediment. Sundial within pediment 2 and 3-light
hopper windows with brick hood moulds. Gault brick axial chimneys mark the
end of the original National School. Central axial timber bellcote with lead
covered spire with weather vane. Cast iron pumps one at the rear, against
the east wall of the north west wing, the other, against the west wall of
the eastern angle porch. Included for group value with Old School House.
Listing NGR: TG2701719767
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Source: English Heritage
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