Description: Dauntsey's School
Date Listed: 25 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 312204
OS Grid Reference: ST9995853638
OS Grid Coordinates: 399958, 153638
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2819, -2.0020
WEST LAVINGTON HIGH STREET, West Lavington
ST 95 SE
5/303 Dauntsey's School
Main block of public school. 1898, by C.E. Ponting. Red brick
with vitrified brick panels to upper floors, tiled roofs. Main
school facing east, symmetrical with central tower over entrance,
and six bay wings ending in five bay terminal pavilions. Central
panelled door with radial spokes to arched top. Stone voussoirs
and pilasters, and flanking mullioned and transomed windows.
Crest over. Tower of 2 upper stages with shaped parapet. Tile
hung turret supporting arched bellcote and windvane. Flanking bays
have paired paned timber casement windows, the second and fifth
bays raised as hipped dormers above eaves. Left end pavilion has
central arched entrance and two flat roofed dormers.
Interior: hall tiled. Two arches with crowned bust in cartouche
in spandrel. Rear stair hall has iron balustrade to flying stair,
2 storeys high and roof light.
Listing NGR: ST9995853638
Source: English Heritage
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