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Former Pavenham Lower School

A Grade II Listed Building in Pavenham, Bedford

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1114335

English Heritage Legacy ID: 37107

Location: Pavenham, Bedford, MK43

County: Bedford

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

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Listing Text

SP 9855-9955 (S. Side)

25/348 Former Pavenham Lower
27.4.84 School

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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