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Description: Feversham Street First School
Date Listed: 9 August 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 336441
OS Grid Reference: SE1714532926
OS Grid Coordinates: 417145, 432926
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7924, -1.7412
1/47/514 FEVERSHAM STREET
09-AUG-83 FEVERSHAM STREET FIRST SCHOOL
Board school. 1873, commissioned by the Bradford School Board (found in 1870) from Lockwood and Mawson. An expensive Gothic Revival style design with Early English details. Single-storey long rectangular plan, asymmetrical front. Sandstone "brick" with ashlar dressings.
Cross wing hall at north-east end. Two light mullioned windows to school rooms. Off centre group of gabled cross hall with paired 2 light plate tracery windows, flanked by elaborate small scale tower porch with colonetted and spired lantern rising on octagonal shaft from broached base, to left hand pinnacled buttress to right with gabled porch abutting. Steep pitched slate roofs. Finials to gable ends.
This school later (1876) became the first mixed Higher Elementary Board School in England.
Listing NGR: SE1714532926
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Source: English Heritage
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