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Southwick and North Bradley Scout Headquarters The Old School House, Southwick

Description: Southwick and North Bradley Scout Headquarters The Old School House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 314599

OS Grid Reference: ST8382055417
OS Grid Coordinates: 383820, 155417
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2976, -2.2334

Location: 16 Frome Road, Southwick, Wiltshire BA14 9QB

Locality: Southwick
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA14 9QB

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Listing Text

(north side)

6/153 The Old School House and Southwick
and North Bradley Scout Headquarters


National school with school teacher's house, now semi-detached
house and boy scout headquarters. 1867. Flemish bond brick with
limestone bands and quoins, Bridgwater tiled roofs with ceramic
ridge cresting, coped verges and finials. Two parallel ranges with
clock tower in angle between two front gable ends. Single-storey
school room range to left with flat-roofed porch to left return,
C20 inserted steel casements, full gable over porch with 6-light
mullioned and transomed casement, rear and front gable ends have 3-
light pointed windows with cusped lights, quatrefoil over. Three-
stage clock tower to front has Tudor-arched planked door with
ornamental strap hinges, inscribed date 1867 over, cusped lancets
to left side and to middle stage, moulded string course carried
over windows as hoodmoulds, circular clock faces to front and left
side, offset octagonal stage below short octagonal spire with
gableted pointed openings.
Schoolhouse range projects to right with 2-storey stone bay on
gable end; square to ground floor with three cusped lancets,
canted first floor with 2 lancets to front, shallower pitched roof
than schoolroom, on kneelers. Right return of Old School House has
shouldered doorway to right of external stack with 3-light
chamfered mullioned casement to right, single-light and 2-light
first floor chamfered casements, gable over right one.
Interior of former schoolroom retains arch-braced collar truss
roof, glazed partition. Included as good example of gothic-style
National School, probably by a local architect.

Listing NGR: ST8382055417

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Source: English Heritage

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