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Latitude: 52.189 / 52°11'20"N
Longitude: -0.5522 / 0°33'8"W
OS Eastings: 499066
OS Northings: 255516
OS Grid: SP990555
Mapcode National: GBR DZY.R6B
Mapcode Global: VHFQ0.C7XR
Entry Name: Former Pavenham Lower School
Listing Date: 27 April 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1114335
English Heritage Legacy ID: 37107
Location: Pavenham, Bedford, MK43
Civil Parish: Pavenham
Built-Up Area: Pavenham
Traditional County: Bedfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire
Church of England Parish: Pavenham
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
PAVENHAM HIGH STREET
SP 9855-9955 (S. Side)
25/348 Former Pavenham Lower
Former school, datestone on front gable 1853. Roughly squared coursed
limestone. Clay tile roof with stone gable coping and moulded kneelers.
Stone bracketed eaves. L-plan. Single storey throughout. N. elevation has
two stone mullioned and transomed cast iron casements. 3-light windows, each
light has foliate head. Drip moulds with naturalistic leaf motif on stops.
Reversed stone arches below windows. Central projecting wing with crow-
stepped gable and corner buttresses. Surmounted by ashlar bell turret on
small fluted neo-classical pilasters. Foliate bell-opening. Under arch
between pilasters is a carved tablet bearing the text "I LOVE THEM THAT LOVE
ME. AND THOSE THAT SEEK ME SHALL FIND ME". Below this is a round multi-
foliate opening enclosing clock face. Drip mould with stops carved with human
heads. Plaque below:- "This clock was placed here in affectionate
remembrance of Joseph Tucker A.D. 1877." Below this are three small single-
light windows with foliate headed ashlar surround; central one blocked.
Windows to gable ends and rear are more typical large 4-light windows with
glazing bars. They also have drip moulds with foliated stops. W. gable end
has small gabled bell canopy with carved bargeboards and drop finial.
Listing NGR: SP9906655516
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