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Latitude: 51.0736 / 51°4'24"N
Longitude: -2.1736 / 2°10'24"W
OS Eastings: 387935
OS Northings: 130487
OS Grid: ST879304
Mapcode National: GBR 1WR.P8Z
Mapcode Global: FRA 66B8.WKN
Entry Name: Primary School
Listing Date: 9 September 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1131171
English Heritage Legacy ID: 321118
Location: East Knoyle, Wiltshire, SP3
Civil Parish: East Knoyle
Built-Up Area: East Knoyle
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: East Knoyle St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
EAST KNOYLE CHURCH ROAD
ST 83 SE
8/12 Primary School
National school, now closed. 1872-73 by George Aitchison Jnr.,
paid for by Alfred Seymour of Knoyle House. Limestone ashlar,
steeply pitched tiled roof with coped verges. L-plan. Single-
storey. Entrance front at right angles to road; shouldered
doorway with flat stone hood on consoles and carved fluted
pilasters, two 2-light windows to left with Moorish cusped heads
and central shaft, dripstone. To right of door is gable end of
main schoolroom with large pointed window of 3 lights separated by
shafts and with oculi over each, tympanum filled with ornate plate
tracery of floral arrangement, moulded string course carried over
as hoodmould, square sundial to gable and turret at apex for
weathervane. Main front to road has five 2-light windows with
Moorish heads and centre shafts, eaves of roof carried on extended
rafters with carved ends. East gable end has rose window. Rear of
wing and main range have cross windows and 2-light mullioned
casements. An unusually original and expensive village school,
provided by the local gentry.
(VCH, Wiltshire, Vol XI, 1980)
Listing NGR: ST8793530487
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