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Down Ampney Church of England Controlled School

A Grade II Listed Building in Down Ampney, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.6737 / 51°40'25"N

Longitude: -1.8564 / 1°51'22"W

OS Eastings: 410028

OS Northings: 197225

OS Grid: SU100972

Mapcode National: GBR 3RN.5GC

Mapcode Global: VHB2Z.R6Z8

Entry Name: Down Ampney Church of England Controlled School

Listing Date: 17 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1089935

English Heritage Legacy ID: 129842

Location: Down Ampney, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Down Ampney

Built-Up Area: Down Ampney

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Down Ampney All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

(north side)

9/99 Down Ampney Church of England
Controlled School


Primary school. 1853, built for Earl of Ducie, enlarged in 1880's.
Coursed and squared stone on offset plinth with alternating flush
quoins, stone slate roof with coped verges. Single main range of
tall single storey and projecting stepped bell tower, with lower
additional wing set back to right with large projecting gabled
porch. Main building has 5-light stone mullions flanking bell
tower which has wooden cover to bell, and clock on south face below
which is inscribed with verse: "Make haste / when I chime / No
waste / like that of time". Stepped 3-light window on left hand
return. Porch has arched stone doorway with wide plank door and
inscription above from Psalm 34, verse 11. Room behind, added as
infant room in 1880's, has right end stone stack. Small rear
outshut to main block.

Listing NGR: SU1002897225

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

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