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Description: The Gallery
Date Listed: 16 June 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 310639
OS Grid Reference: SU2747271653
OS Grid Coordinates: 427472, 171653
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4432, -1.6061
SU 27 SE RAMSBURY BACK LANE
10/181 No 5 and The Gallery
Church of England girl's school and school house, now house and
gallery. c1852-1860. Brick laced flint with tiled roof. House to
left, 1-storey and attic. 3 bays symmetrical about 2-storey porch
with pointed brick arch entrance. Timber casement windows with
brick segmental arches and filled spandrils, diamond leading. Room
over porch has 4-light window and tile hung gable. Small gable over
right bay. Link block of 1-storey 1 bay leads into school.
Matching materials, 4-bay schoolroom with lean-to cloaks-lobby on
gable. Later C19 additional classrooms to rear with cloakroom
forming small light well. Main schoolroom has tall 3-light timber
Gothic windows rising into half hipped flush dormers. Leaded
Interior: Steep pitched open roof with arched braced trusses on
corbels, giving parabolic form.
Listing NGR: SU2747571649
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Source: English Heritage
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