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Latitude: 51.415 / 51°24'53"N
Longitude: -2.1226 / 2°7'21"W
OS Eastings: 391571
OS Northings: 168447
OS Grid: ST915684
Mapcode National: GBR 1RR.B5P
Mapcode Global: VH96K.5P7N
Entry Name: Lacock Primary School
Listing Date: 20 December 1960
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1022168
English Heritage Legacy ID: 315525
Location: Lacock, Wiltshire, SN15
Civil Parish: Lacock
Built-Up Area: Lacock
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: Lacock with Bowden Hill
Church of England Diocese: Bristol
LACOCK HIGH STREET
4/90 Lacock Primary School
School 1824, extended 1852 and 1869 by Pritchard (Pevsner).
Squared rubble stone with stone slate roofs. Original school has
symmetrical front of two 4-light Tudor-style mullion windows with
hood moulds flanked by Tudor style doors. Between windows, carved
stone Talbot arms with plaque beneath 'Erected by W.H.F. Talbot
Esqr 1824'. Left end addition is steeply roofed Perpendicular
Gothic style with far-projecting cross wing and short link with end
stack to original building. Coped gables, large Perpendicular
style 4-light south end window and east side stack. Lean-to
passage against east wall added 1911 by H. Brakspear. West side
wall has centre gable over 3-light windows, 2-light flat-headed
windows each side and heavy corbels to gutter.
Interior: fine mid C16 doorcase with cornices each side removed
from north-east chapel of Lacock Church in 1861 restoration.
School was founded by W.H. Fox-Talbot to mark his 21st birthday in
1821 and is said to have been enlarged in 1852 and 1871 (village
guide) or 1864 (Kelly's Directory and Pevsner), 1869 according to
(N. Pevsner, Wiltshire, 1975, 290)
Listing NGR: ST9157168447
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