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Horningsham County Primary School, Horningsham

Description: Horningsham County Primary School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 313348

OS Grid Reference: ST8193341370
OS Grid Coordinates: 381933, 141370
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1713, -2.2598

Location: Church Street, Horningsham, Wiltshire BA12 7LW

Locality: Horningsham
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA12 7LW

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Listing Text

ST 84 SW
(north side)
2/127 Horningsham County Primary School


Primary school with attached school master's house. 1844, for
Longleat Estate. Coursed rubble stone, tiled roof, pair of
diagonally-set ashlar stacks. 'L'-plan. Single storey, 3-
windowed. Gabled porch to right with Tudor-arched planked doors on
sides and 2-light Perpendicular window to front, coped verges, to
left are three 2-light recessed hollow-chamfered mullioned windows
with hoodmoulds. Left return has large 3-light Perpendicular
window with hoodmould and one recessed chamfered light over, coped
verge. Roof has square louvred bellcote with pyramidal lead roof
and weathervane. Attached to left is lean-to with planked door and
2-light casement, to left is access to tunnel to rear playground.
Rear has lean-to porch with 2-light beaded mullioned casement, main
range has two large hollow-chamfered mullioned windows. Infants'
block in rear wing to right has round-arched windows to basement
and entry to tunnel, ground floor has cross window and hollow-
chamfered window either side.
Interior has 4-panelled doors and partly glazed partition to main
room, roof concealed by dropped ceiling. School house to right of
main porch has 2-light recessed chamfered mullioned casement with
hoodmould and doorway to No 68 (q.v.), first floor has gabled half-
dormer with 2-light mullioned casement, now partly used as the
school kitchen. (Accounts, Longleat Archive.)

Listing NGR: ST8193041370

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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