Description: The Battlements
Date Listed: 21 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 270923
OS Grid Reference: ST2762623723
OS Grid Coordinates: 327626, 123723
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0083, -3.0329
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THORNFALCON CP A358 (North side)
5/143 The Battlements
School now house. Built by the Chisholm-Batten family. Early-mid C19, enlarged late C19. Roughcast over rubble, slate
roofs behind crenellations and parapets, brick stacks at rear. Plan: double pile with addition right. Castellated
picturesque style. Two storeys, 2:1:2 bays, first gabled centre bay breaks forward with pinnacles and coat of arms in
apex, first floor left 2 many-paned pointed arch casements under one hoodmould, centre 12-pane sash window under
hoodmould, right two 4-pane sash windows under one hoodmould, ground floor left 2 pointed arch casements under one hood
mould, right 4-light mullioned window under hood mould, centre crenellated projecting doorcase with semi-circular
arched opening; left pair blind window openings under hood moulds right end bay, left under lower crenellated roof line
2 pointed arch casements under hoodmould with similar projecting crenellated doorcase and semicircular arched head
door. Probably separate entrances for boys and girls.
Listing NGR: ST2762623723
Source: English Heritage
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