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Latitude: 51.9578 / 51°57'27"N
Longitude: -2.3022 / 2°18'7"W
OS Eastings: 379333
OS Northings: 228851
OS Grid: SO793288
Mapcode National: GBR 0HM.6S8
Mapcode Global: VH93Y.12S0
Entry Name: Corse Church of England School
Listing Date: 6 December 1976
Last Amended: 17 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1078571
English Heritage Legacy ID: 125869
Location: Corse, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL19
District: Forest of Dean
Civil Parish: Corse
Built-Up Area: Corse
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Corse St Margaret
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
CORSE SCHOOL CRESCENT
SO 7828-7829 (north side)
14/51 Corse Church of England School
(formerly listed as School)
Former school and school house, now school. 1871 by Fulljames.
Coursed, squared blue lias stone, ashlar dressings, blue brick
offsets to buttresses: tiled roof. 'L'-plan, school single-
storey, house 1½ storeys. Facade to road: 4-bay hall on left,
square-set buttress end and centre, trefoil-headed twin-lancets
each side of centre, single lancets at ends. Projecting stone
eaves course: parapet gables, 3-layer top to former bellcote reset
on left apex, with iron finial, base to chimney on right apex. Two
triangular dormers high up, with band of fishscale tiles:
alternate ridge tiles crested. Lower extension to right, single
lancet, triangular buttress to right, parapet gable with cross-
gablet apex, ridge and eaves as hall. Left return: hall gable on
right, large 3-light mullioned window, traceried top, hoodmould,
voussoirs above. On left low connection roofed at right-angles to
hall: boarded door up one stone step, trefoil head, hoodmould. To
left former house, squat 'L'-plan; gable to right return, short
side wall with boarded, pointed door. Projecting half-hipped end
on left, 3-light mullioned window, flat head, relieving arch over
to ground floor, similar without relieving arch above. Wide
chimney-breast on left return: top removed. Internally, feet of
arched-braced trusses on corbels appear below inserted ceiling in
hall: scissor-braced truss to room beyond. Forms group with
Chartist cottages (q.v.).
(V.C.H. Gloucestershire, Vol VIII, 1972)
Listing NGR: SO7933328851
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