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Gosfield School

A Grade II Listed Building in Gosfield, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9453 / 51°56'42"N

Longitude: 0.6028 / 0°36'9"E

OS Eastings: 578986

OS Northings: 230619

OS Grid: TL789306

Mapcode National: GBR QJJ.36L

Mapcode Global: VHJJ5.DCJL

Entry Name: Gosfield School

Listing Date: 15 October 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1169454

English Heritage Legacy ID: 114687

Location: Gosfield, Braintree, Essex, CO9

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Gosfield

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Gosfield St Catherine

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

5/170 Gosfield School


School formerly a house. Early to Mid C19. Yellow Suffolk brick. Hipped grey
slate roof to centre range, roof hipped to left and right of lower level left
and right wings, that to left with a gabled extension. Projecting eaves with
moulded brackets. Four brick chimney stacks to centre range. Iron bell cote to
left range. Moulded central band. Two storeys. The centre range with semi-
circular bays to right and left. 2:3:3:1:3:3 window range of vertically sliding
sashes. Long windows to central bays. Central French window to left range.
The central glazed and panelled door with round head and light over, pedimented
stone portico with guttae,triglyphs and metopes to frieze, foliate centre panel
and moulded acroteria has fluted support columns and pilasters and is approached
by steps. Interior contains panelled shutters, dado's, reveals to windows and
doors, six panelled doors. Moulded ceiling cornices. Moulded pelmets to some
rooms. Fluted architraves with corner patera and pediments to many doors.
Marble Adam style fireplaces. Fluted pillars to entrance hall, stairs with
wreathed handrail to iron balusters. Moulded ceiling. Wings of a later date to
rear and left.

Listing NGR: TL7898630619

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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