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School and Almshouses, Dauntsey

Description: School and Almshouses

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 316317

OS Grid Reference: ST9949581973
OS Grid Coordinates: 399495, 181973
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5367, -2.0087

Location: The Green, Dauntsey, Wiltshire SN15 4HU

Locality: Dauntsey
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN15 4HU

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Listing Text

ST 98 SE
3/191 School and almshouses
Village school and attached almshouses, 1865, red brick with
ashlar dressings, and banded plain tile roofs. Rubble plinths. L-
plan single storey school to left with left cross wing and three-
window main range. Cross wing has plate-traceried pointed 2-light
window. Chimney in angle to main range, which has 3-light
shouldered-head mullion windows. Buttress to left of centre
window, truncated outside stack to right. East end Gothic timber
bellcote with leaded square spirelet. A low link connects to near-
symmetrical domestic range, apparently almshouses with school-
teacher's house adjoining school. Single storey centre with
projecting gabled 2-storey cross wing each end. Of the original
ornamental moulded brick chimneys one group of four shafts remains
on the ridge of left cross wing and two two-shaft stacks on ridge
of centre. Right cross wing has north end and east side stacks with
rebuilt shafts. Each cross wing has ground floor 3-light and first
floor 2-light stone mullion window with hoodmoulds and relieving
arches. Left cross wing has east gable rising through roof of
centre range, the main asymmetrical element. Centre roof is swept
low over 10-bay verandah on timber posts. To left, door and 2-
light mullion window, part of 2-storey left cross wing, then four
almshouses with door and window each in arrangement DWWDDWWD, the
windows C20 metal replacing 2-light mullions. Right cross wing has
door in side wall.

Listing NGR: ST9949581973

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Source: English Heritage

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