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Description: School and Attached Schoolhouse
Date Listed: 8 February 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 246455
OS Grid Reference: SP5809002254
OS Grid Coordinates: 458090, 202254
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7160, -1.1605
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SP 5802 GARSINGTON THE HILL
8/67 School and attached
School and attached schoolhouse. 1840 and slightly later. Coursed
limestone rubble with ashlar dressings; stone slate roof with stone stacks.
Schoolhouse is flanked by classrooms forming cross-wings; later classroom
extension to left in line with main range. Tudor gothic style. House has
central 2-light window flanked by Tudor-arched doors; two 2-light gabled
dormers over with central plaque commemorating foundation. Gable walls of
cross-wings, breaking slightly to front and rear, have large 3-light windows
under slit vents. Extension has Tudor-arched door to front. All openings have
labels and windows are stone-mullioned with 4-centre arched heads and
contain small-pane sashes; gables have parapets and kneelers. 2 symmetrically
placed stacks of 4 octagonal shafts with moulded caps, the right stack now
shortened; further single shaft rising from roof-slope of extension. Interior
not inspected. The building occupies a central site in the village.
Listing NGR: SP5809002254
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Source: English Heritage
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