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St Woolos County Primary School, including wall and railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Stow Hill, Newport

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5849 / 51°35'5"N

Longitude: -2.9973 / 2°59'50"W

OS Eastings: 330995

OS Northings: 187806

OS Grid: ST309878

Mapcode National: GBR J5.CBS1

Mapcode Global: VH7BD.0F8D

Entry Name: St Woolos County Primary School, including wall and railings

Listing Date: 31 March 2000

Last Amended: 31 March 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 23129

Building Class: Education

Location: Prominently sited aligned with road. Almost opposite top of Charles Street.

County: Newport

Community: Stow Hill

Community: Stow Hill

Built-Up Area: Newport

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

Early C20 school. Bears date "1904".

Exterior

Baroque style. Two storeys of red brick with Portland stone dressings on tall brown stone basement (ground falls steeply to R); large small-pane sash and casement windows. Centre block of 5 bays has central frontispiece with, on top floor, open segmental pediment on Ionic columns with blocking. Small pediment above with inscription "1904 St Woolos Schools". Recessed bay to each side of centre block. To each end projecting gabled block whose upper floor has Venetian window with inner light enclosed in segmental pediment on blocked columns. Entrance forecourt enclosed by stone wall with brick piers; iron railings between piers.

Reasons for Listing

Impressive, well-designed early C20 school building.

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