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Description: Ursuline Convent School
Date Listed: 22 February 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 356500
OS Grid Reference: TR3163969530
OS Grid Coordinates: 631639, 169530
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3775, 1.3272
TR 36 NW 9/121
Built in 1886 as a private house, reputedly for a tea planter. The front
elevation is of 2 to 3 storeys red brick with stone window dressings, 3 gables.
Some sashes, some modified Venetian windows and some mullions and transoms.
Ground floor porch with open pediment containing moulded shell and 2 plain
Tuscan columns and 2 pilasters. The rear elevation has 3 gables, 2 of them
curved. Good interior of the period. Staircase with heavy carved balusters,
the Parlour has a Neo-Jacobean plasterwork ceiling of scrolls and putti and
the Library has a strapwork plastered ceiling. Fireplaces with swag or scroll
decorations and 1 marble fireplace with pilasters in the shape of terms and a
Listing NGR: TR3163969530
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Source: English Heritage
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