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Caistor Primary School and School House

A Grade II Listed Building in Caistor, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.4943 / 53°29'39"N

Longitude: -0.3158 / 0°18'57"W

OS Eastings: 511824

OS Northings: 401057

OS Grid: TA118010

Mapcode National: GBR VX71.F3

Mapcode Global: WHHJ2.3FVJ

Plus Code: 9C5XFMVM+PM

Entry Name: Caistor Primary School and School House

Listing Date: 24 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1063395

English Heritage Legacy ID: 196633

Location: Caistor, West Lindsey, Lincolnshire, LN7

County: Lincolnshire

Civil Parish: Caistor

Built-Up Area: Caistor

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Caistor with Clixby

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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9/84 Caistor Primary
School and School


Primary school, and house, built as the National School 1859-60
by Maugham & Fowler. Brick with ashlar dressings, gabled roofs
with red and black banded plain tiles. One ridge and 2 wall
stacks. Irregular seven bay front, school is single storey, the
school house of 2 storeys. Near the centre of the facade is a
chimney of shouldered form with a Star of David in dark header
bricks above a decorative plaque bearing the motto'Caistor
Parochial School 1859' and a recessed rectangular plaque
inscribed, 'This school was erected by the friends of Mr James
Green Dixon as a memorial of his long and valuable serivices in
the cause of religious education, 1859'. To either side are
single 5 light mullioned horizontally hinged casement windows in
chamfered plain surrounds. To the left a wing projects to the
road and in the gable is a 3 light window in the Gothick style
with 3 roundels over, flanked by brickwork decorated with dark
diapers made up of burnt black headers; the gable has a decorated
verge. Behind a later C19 screen wall, the facade terminates in
a pitched gabled doorway labelled 'Boys': this gable is also
decorated with corbelled bricks. To the right of the central
element, the porch for the Girls side is eaves on to the road and
contains 2 Gothic style quatrefoil windows in its exposed side.
Beyond is the gable end of the school house of 2 storeys with a
plain C20 casement window in a C19 chamfered ashlar surround
beneath relieving arch filled with tumbled brickwork. On the
first floor is a further C20 casement with an earlier ashlar
surround with a pointed relieving arch over a 'tympanum' of
tumbled brickwork. The gable overhangs and is supported on
scrolled timber brackets. There is a low brick wall with plinth
and ashlar coping crowned with decorative ironwork before the

Listing NGR: TA1182401057

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