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Christchurch Church of England School East Wing

A Grade II Listed Building in Hastings, East Sussex

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Latitude: 50.8535 / 50°51'12"N

Longitude: 0.5596 / 0°33'34"E

OS Eastings: 580260

OS Northings: 109116

OS Grid: TQ802091

Mapcode National: GBR PX9.J8X

Mapcode Global: FRA D61V.CT9

Entry Name: Christchurch Church of England School East Wing

Listing Date: 10 October 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1043390

English Heritage Legacy ID: 294176

Location: Hastings, East Sussex, TN37

County: East Sussex

District: Hastings

Town: Hastings

Electoral Ward/Division: Central St Leonards

Built-Up Area: Hastings

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: Christ Church and St Mary Magdalen, St Leonards

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list:-

TQ 8009
Christchurch, Church
of England School,
East Wing
Former school, part earlier church. Comprises mid C19 church "purchased and
enlarged" in 1896 when it was converted into a school. Built of snecked rubble above
with Portland stone dressings. Slate roof. The ground floor has the remains of the
earlier church and the 1st floor comprises the enlargements of 1896. Front elevatior
has projecting gable to left with cross-shaped saddlestone and triple lancet windows
flanked by 2 gabled porches with buttresses and arched doorcases (1 blocked). To the
right is an octagonal turret with plaque recording works of 1896 and large gabled
porch to right with arched doorcase. The 1st floor is of the 1896 build and has 2
windows to the left side and a 4-light pointed arched mullioned. and transomed window
with gabled dormer above and to the right side a large arched window with 5-light
pointed arched mullioned and transomed window in large gable with wide chimney
stack. Stone band under parapet continues and window transom and band between
floors. Right side elevation has ground floor with 4 arched windows with
intersecting heads and buttresses between. The 1st floor windows are identical to
those on the front elevation. Left side elevation has 4 arched windows to ground
floor with 2 buttresses and 3 flying buttresses. 1st floor has a gable with 1 large
arched 5 light mullioned and transomed window. Attached to the rear is a large
sandstone west wing of 1872 which is not of special interest.

Listing NGR: TQ8026009116

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