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School and Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Dauntsey, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.5367 / 51°32'11"N

Longitude: -2.0087 / 2°0'31"W

OS Eastings: 399495

OS Northings: 181973

OS Grid: ST994819

Mapcode National: GBR 2RP.NYR

Mapcode Global: VHB3H.4MGV

Entry Name: School and Almshouses

Listing Date: 25 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1022488

English Heritage Legacy ID: 316317

Location: Dauntsey, Wiltshire, SN15

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Dauntsey

Built-Up Area: Dauntsey

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Dauntsey

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

ST 98 SE
3/191 School and almshouses
Village school and attached almshouses, 1865, red brick with
ashlar dressings, and banded plain tile roofs. Rubble plinths. L-
plan single storey school to left with left cross wing and three-
window main range. Cross wing has plate-traceried pointed 2-light
window. Chimney in angle to main range, which has 3-light
shouldered-head mullion windows. Buttress to left of centre
window, truncated outside stack to right. East end Gothic timber
bellcote with leaded square spirelet. A low link connects to near-
symmetrical domestic range, apparently almshouses with school-
teacher's house adjoining school. Single storey centre with
projecting gabled 2-storey cross wing each end. Of the original
ornamental moulded brick chimneys one group of four shafts remains
on the ridge of left cross wing and two two-shaft stacks on ridge
of centre. Right cross wing has north end and east side stacks with
rebuilt shafts. Each cross wing has ground floor 3-light and first
floor 2-light stone mullion window with hoodmoulds and relieving
arches. Left cross wing has east gable rising through roof of
centre range, the main asymmetrical element. Centre roof is swept
low over 10-bay verandah on timber posts. To left, door and 2-
light mullion window, part of 2-storey left cross wing, then four
almshouses with door and window each in arrangement DWWDDWWD, the
windows C20 metal replacing 2-light mullions. Right cross wing has
door in side wall.

Listing NGR: ST9949581973

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