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Christchurch Church of England School East Wing, Saint Leonards

Description: Christchurch Church of England School East Wing

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 October 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 294176

OS Grid Reference: TQ8026009116
OS Grid Coordinates: 580260, 109116
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8535, 0.5596

Location: 15 Alfred Street, Hastings, East Sussex TN38 0JB

Locality: Saint Leonards
Local Authority: Hastings Borough Council
County: East Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: TN38 0JB

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list:-

TQ 8009
Christchurch, Church
of England School,
East Wing
Former school, part earlier church. Comprises mid C19 church "purchased and
enlarged" in 1896 when it was converted into a school. Built of snecked rubble above
with Portland stone dressings. Slate roof. The ground floor has the remains of the
earlier church and the 1st floor comprises the enlargements of 1896. Front elevatior
has projecting gable to left with cross-shaped saddlestone and triple lancet windows
flanked by 2 gabled porches with buttresses and arched doorcases (1 blocked). To the
right is an octagonal turret with plaque recording works of 1896 and large gabled
porch to right with arched doorcase. The 1st floor is of the 1896 build and has 2
windows to the left side and a 4-light pointed arched mullioned. and transomed window
with gabled dormer above and to the right side a large arched window with 5-light
pointed arched mullioned and transomed window in large gable with wide chimney
stack. Stone band under parapet continues and window transom and band between
floors. Right side elevation has ground floor with 4 arched windows with
intersecting heads and buttresses between. The 1st floor windows are identical to
those on the front elevation. Left side elevation has 4 arched windows to ground
floor with 2 buttresses and 3 flying buttresses. 1st floor has a gable with 1 large
arched 5 light mullioned and transomed window. Attached to the rear is a large
sandstone west wing of 1872 which is not of special interest.

Listing NGR: TQ8026009116

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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