Description: Training College
Date Listed: 12 October 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 318845
OS Grid Reference: SU1478329714
OS Grid Coordinates: 414783, 129714
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0666, -1.7904
No 58 (Training College)
SU 1429 NE 4/144
Cl7/C18 altered later C18. 2 storeys and attic, red brick on stone rubble
base. Painted stone band between storeys. Stone quoins, moulded and coved
eaves cornice. Gable end old tile roof. Tall banded chimney stack to left.
3 hipped roof downers, C19 casements. To left hand of front 2 storey shallow
canted bay with eaves cornice broken forward over.
Bracketed moulded cornice over 1st floor. Sash lights, in architrave surrounds,
no glazing bars ground floor. In apron below ground floor original sliding
sashes sealed in. 3 windows 1st floor, sashes glazing bars intact, that over
door in painted stone surround with apron and plain scrolls flanking in profile.
Bed mould of eaves cornice breaks forward over. 2 windows to right on ground
floor. Entrance in centre: 8 panel door, solid panel over with arched fanlight
cut into it. Deeply recessed, panelled reveals and soffit. Moulded eared
architrave, small moulded cornice above 1st floor band. Flight of 6 steps,
hand railings since removed.
Late C18 extension to right. 2 storeys, attic and lower ground floor (sloping
site). Red brick, stone plinth. Similar cornice to main block. Gable end
old tile roof with 2 hipped roof dormer windows. 3 flush framed sashes 1st
floor, 5 on ground floor, one modern door and window. Elevation to Dolphin
Street qv, red brick, stone quoins and bands. 2 gables, external chimney
stack. Garden front to St Anne's Street qv. 2 storeys, chequer brick, ashlar
quoins, on projecting stone plinth with moulded coping. Moulded stone band.
Heavy moulded, bracketed, eaves cornice. Gable end old tile roof. 3 windows,
sashes, later glazing, in moulded architrave frames. The C18 extension on
this side 2 storeys with 4 recessed sashes both floors and stair light, glazing
bars intact, flush frames on ground floor. Interior has panelled common room
with later C18 plaster ceiling. Warden's office has panelling artiiculated
by fluted pilasters. Staircase of turnedd balusters, open string fluted columnar
newels, moulded handraail. Remains of circa 1700 stairs. 2 short flight.
6 bay trussed butt purlin roof.
Listing NGR: SU1478329714
Source: English Heritage
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