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Desford School

A Grade II Listed Building in Desford, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6275 / 52°37'39"N

Longitude: -1.2959 / 1°17'45"W

OS Eastings: 447758

OS Northings: 303540

OS Grid: SK477035

Mapcode National: GBR 7L3.95T

Mapcode Global: WHDJG.2760

Entry Name: Desford School

Listing Date: 28 February 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1116099

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188522

Location: Desford, Hinckley and Bosworth, Leicestershire, LE9

County: Leicestershire

District: Hinckley and Bosworth

Civil Parish: Desford

Built-Up Area: Desford

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Desford St Martin

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

DESFORD MAIN STREET
SK 40 SE
6/51 Desford School
(No 54)
-

- II

School. 1876. Red brick with blue brick and ashlar dressings. Slate roofs
with decorative terracotta ridge tiles and a moulded brick stack. Chamfered
blue brick plinth and blue brick cill band plus bracketed eaves. Single
storey. Street front has off-centre former entrance, with partially blocked,
point arched doorway with C20 casement, to the left a large pointed arched
window of 4 lights, flanked by 3 light cross casements with chamfered ashlar
lintels. To the right a projecting gabled wing with a single large 4-light
pointed arched window, beyond a set back doorway with C20 glazed door. The
north and south fronts each have a single large 4-light pointed arched window.
All the pointed arched windows have red and blue brick voussoirs.


Listing NGR: SK4775803540

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