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Description: Castle House School
Date Listed: 29 June 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 255353
OS Grid Reference: SJ7444319512
OS Grid Coordinates: 374443, 319512
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7726, -2.3802
Castle House School
SJ 7419 1/69
SJ 7419 3/69
Formerly known as Merevale. Late C18 with early C19 and modern alterations.
Irregular, and may originally have consisted of 3 separate houses. Red brick,
engraved stucco and painted stone; stone plinth; 2 storeys plus attic and
3 storeys; sash and casement windows with some inserted modern casements;
stuccoed wing on left-hand side has projecting splayed bay with sash window
in plain architrave with triple keyblock, a late C19 splayed bay window to
ground storey, a semi-circular tripartite window to 2nd storey and the whole
surmounted by shaped gable with scrolled cartouche and segmental pediment.
Brick wing to right has 2 slightly projecting bays, that at left with stone-coped
gable having re-used human head kneelers, also casement window in stuccoed
scrolled surround. Bay on right-hand side has window with early C19 'Y' glazing
bars and wood balcony with slat balusters, and shaped gable surmounted by
segmental pediment; modern doorway added on left and, to left again, a recessed
doorway flanked by half-round Tuscan pilasters, and door with good C19 coloured
glazing. Corbelled eaves; tiles.
Listing NGR: SJ7444319512
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Source: English Heritage
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