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Priorsfield School, Compton

Description: Priorsfield School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 288335

OS Grid Reference: SU9505246177
OS Grid Coordinates: 495052, 146177
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2069, -0.6407

Location: Priorsfield Road, Farncombe, Compton, Surrey GU3 1DW

Locality: Compton
Local Authority: Guildford Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: GU3 1DW

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Listing Text


3/78 Priorsfield School


House, now school. Circa 1900 by C A Voysey. Colourwashed roughcast
with hipped, machine tiled roofs and deep eaves. Built around a central
courtyard with an L-shaped front range and entrance in rear entrance
angle. One storey with double row of attics to right, two storeys in
gable to left. Rendered square ridge stacks to centre of right hand
side, rear stacks to left and ridge stacks to left. Wood framed,
leaded casement fenestration with tiled cills. Battered buttresses
to ends. Four upper dormers, one to right end hipped, and four through-
eaves dormers below. Three large mullioned and transomed windows to
ground floor. Square tower to re-entrant angle with one window to first
floor. Two gables to end of left hand range and one window on each floor.
Part glazed door placed diagonally across the re-entrant angles with
flanking square bay windows. Flat hood over on two columns with glazed

Courtyard ranges: Continuous leaded glazing on ground floor of one side,
through-eaves dormers above. Taller, two storey ranges to sides with
windows alternating with buttresses, massive gable to rear.

Left hand return front (garden front): Massive gable with flanking gabled
bays on either side. Two windows on ground and first floor of central
gable and attic, lower two storeyed gables to sides. Buttressed and dormered
range set back to right with two angle bays flanking recessed entrance.
Massive ridge stacks. C20 brick extensions to rear and left.

Interior: Some fittings remain, mainly panelling and fireplaces.

Listing NGR: SU9505246177

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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