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St Boniface College at Warminster School, Warminster

Description: St Boniface College at Warminster School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 March 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 312860

OS Grid Reference: ST8688745276
OS Grid Coordinates: 386887, 145276
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2065, -2.1891

Locality: Warminster
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA12 8PJ

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Listing Text

(West Side)
St Boniface College at
Warminster School
ST 8645 SE 5/71


Centre part oldest, 1796 by David Glascodine of Bristol. 3 storeys over basement.
Ashlar stone on rusticated lower ground floor with plain string at ground
floor level. Moulded cornice and parapet with moulded coping. 3 ranges of
glazing bar sash windows except basement which has 2 small lights. Tripartite
outer windows, outer lights blocked to right and on 2nd floor, to left. Central
1st floor window arched with radiating and wreathed glazing. Extension to
right of same date in coursed and squared rubble; oriel bay window on 1st
floor, tripartite window over. The west front has two 3 storey angular bays
with cornice flanking central window on upper floors and 6 panel central door
with side lights in plain arched surround; ramped railings curled at bottom
to steps.
Right hand wing: Large neo-Jacobean by J.A.Reeve 1897. 2 1/2 and 3 1/2 storeys;
dressed stone; moulded strings, cornice and balustraded parapet, finials to
gabled dormers, single light windows 1st floor, 3 light within Tudor arches
on ground floor, bracket consoles to buttresses flanking gabled break to right.
North and west fronts more opulent still, projecting entrance in angle to
Left hand wing: Quite impressive Gothic. 1927 by Sir Charles Nicholson.
'L' plan: south wing has large chapel with cusped tracery lights over library.
Projection to road has wide entrance and stair turret linked to 1796 block.

Listing NGR: ST8688645279

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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