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Former Girls' British School, Warminster

Description: Former Girls' British School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 March 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 312971

OS Grid Reference: ST8743845161
OS Grid Coordinates: 387438, 145161
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2055, -2.1812

Location: N Row, Warminster, Wiltshire BA12 9AD

Locality: Warminster
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA12 9AD

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Listing Text

(East Side)
Former Girls' British
ST 8745 SW 6/267


Originally the "Old Meeting". Built 1704, altered 1872 into girls school.
An excellent plain building close in style to Lord Weymouth's School in Church
Street (qv). 2 storeys, red brick on coursed and squared rubble base. Stone
quoins and dressings to 2 light stone mullion windows. M-section hipped old
tile roof with sprocket eaves. Band over ground floor. 5 windows on 1st
floor, 4 on ground floor with brick flat arches. Projecting central gabled
porch (circa 1872) with moulded footstones to coped verge and moulded entrance
with 4 centred arch. 2 large cross stone mullions and transom windows to
east and a blocked doorway. Roof supported by 2 polygonal timber columns
of massive scantling. Dwarf wall in front with spearhead railings (circa
1872) the standards having 4 quills to caps.

Listing NGR: ST8743845161

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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