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West Downs School Hall and Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Winchester, Hampshire

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Latitude: 51.0621 / 51°3'43"N

Longitude: -1.334 / 1°20'2"W

OS Eastings: 446765

OS Northings: 129402

OS Grid: SU467294

Mapcode National: GBR 860.CK9

Mapcode Global: FRA 8639.S46

Entry Name: West Downs School Hall and Chapel

Listing Date: 23 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1095313

English Heritage Legacy ID: 144913

Location: Winchester, Hampshire, SO22

County: Hampshire

District: Winchester

Town: Winchester

Electoral Ward/Division: St Paul

Built-Up Area: Winchester

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Winchester Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

SU 42 NE
12/43 West Downs School
Hall and Chapel
School hall and chapel above. c 1905, architect John Simpson in Arts and
Crafts style. Built of red brick with steeply pitched tiled roof, 2 storeys
and attics, 5 windows. Octagonal bell turret to west end, the base tile hung,
the top wooden with tiled roof and elaborate metal weathervane. 3 hipped
dormers with leaded lights to each side. Windows are separated by brick
buttresses,lst floor windows are small cambered casements with leaded lights.
Ground floor windows are larger 2 tier triple casements. Projecting west end
bay also with cambered casement. East end has circular stained glass windows
and extensions with 3 cambered 12 pane sashes. Interior of chapel has exposed
roof timbers. Carved reredos. Good quality window catches. Staircase designed
in concrete with terrazzo finish with balusters alternately thick and thin. Hall
has wooden panelling and large stone fireplace with brick infill.

Listing NGR: SU4684629410

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

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