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Amery Hill School (Lower School).

A Grade II Listed Building in Alton, Hampshire

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Latitude: 51.1551 / 51°9'18"N

Longitude: -0.965 / 0°57'54"W

OS Eastings: 472480

OS Northings: 140048

OS Grid: SU724400

Mapcode National: GBR C9B.GTY

Mapcode Global: VHDYC.776B

Entry Name: Amery Hill School (Lower School).

Listing Date: 31 March 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1094215

English Heritage Legacy ID: 141751

Location: Alton, East Hampshire, Hampshire, GU34

County: Hampshire

District: East Hampshire

Civil Parish: Alton

Built-Up Area: Alton

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: The Resurrection Alton

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

Amery Hill School
(Lower School).
Formerly listed as
Eggar's Grammar School)
SU 7240 1/1
Formerly Eggar's Grammar School, founded in 1642 by John Eggar whose initials
in iron are in the left-hand gable. 2 storeys plus attic; 3 bays wide. Red brick;
tiled roof with central stack of 4 chimneys. Ground floor with central ledged
oak door with original knocker in heavy moulded oak frame within later porch flanked
on either side by two 5-light mullioned and transomed casement windows. Moulded
band at 1st floor level. 1st floor with central 3-light mullioned casement window
with, either side, two 5-light mullioned and transomed casement windows. A single
3-light mullioned attic window in each gable with small former window between
the 2 gables. A plain band at foot of the gables is carried down over the windows
to form a drip mould. At the back an irregular, mainly C18, addition. The left-hand
part of the building is a modern addition apeing the C17 style. VCH, Hants II,
pp 367 and 482.

Listing NGR: SP7247440066

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