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The Minster Junior and Infant School, Warminster

Description: The Minster Junior and Infant School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 May 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 313016

OS Grid Reference: ST8692045073
OS Grid Coordinates: 386920, 145073
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2047, -2.1886

Location: Emwell Street, Warminster, Wiltshire BA12 8JG

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

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Listing Text

(South Side)
The Minster Junior and
Infant School
[Formerly listed as
No 7 (Caretaker's House,
Minster Church School
and adjoining gateway)]
ST 8645 SE 5/59 26.5.54.


Circa 1846 in C15 style. 2 storeys and attic. Ashlar Bath stone; tile roof with
ashlar chimney. The right hand part of the front has a small gable with moulded
coping containing a small attic window, and 2 light casement on each floor
with dripmould over (head stops on 1st floor), the ground floor casement larger.
To right on ground floor: entrance with pointed arch and door with decorative
hingework. Drip of ground floor window carried down about 1/3 each side to
join moulded string across front which breaks up over doorway to right and
large archway to left. The left hand part of front has a large rectangular
bay window with 2 x 6 pointed stone mullioned lights and a stone tile flat
roof over. The wall is carried up to a pierced balustrade with circular quatrefoil
pierced pattern and moulded coping. In left hand corner is a large 3 centred
pointed yard entry with panel spandrels and dripmould with headstops; above
a small pointed attic window in small belfry. Passage below has door (No 5
with decorative hingework. Brick built at the rear with some older stone
work, 2 mullion windows and a catslide roof. Various later extensions in
brick and in stone with mullion windows and slate roofs (circa 1880).

Listing NGR: ST8686445072

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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