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Glemsford County Primary School, Glemsford

Description: Glemsford County Primary School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 February 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 277955

OS Grid Reference: TL8269848234
OS Grid Coordinates: 582698, 248234
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1023, 0.6661

Location: Shepherds Lane, Glemsford, Suffolk CO10 7RF

Locality: Glemsford
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: CO10 7RF

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Listing Text

5377 Glemsford
Glemsford County
Primary School
TL 8248 18/160

A late C19 red brick building with grey brick dressings and stone coping
to the gables. Built circa 1895 as an Urban District Office and later
used as a School. Partly 1 storey and partly 2 storeys. There is an
elaborate clock tower and entrance at the north-east end with 3 window
range above the entrance, casements with pointed arches. The tower is
surmounted by a cruciform slate roof gabled on each front and with a clock
face on the front. There are 5 gables to the left of the tower and 1
gable to the right, each with 2 pointed arched windows. At the south-west
end there is a double gabled wing with modern windows inset. The roof
is slate ornamented with lighter grey slate bands and with ornamental
crest tiles.

Listing NGR: TL8269848234

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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