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St Angnes (Old) School, Including Rear Courtyard Walls, Railings and Gate

A Grade II Listed Building in St Agnes, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.311 / 50°18'39"N

Longitude: -5.2009 / 5°12'3"W

OS Eastings: 172194

OS Northings: 50573

OS Grid: SW721505

Mapcode National: GBR Z4.KJX4

Mapcode Global: VH125.SFVY

Entry Name: St Angnes (Old) School, Including Rear Courtyard Walls, Railings and Gate

Listing Date: 31 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1141534

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63763

Location: St. Agnes, Cornwall, TR5

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Agnes

Built-Up Area: St Agnes

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Agnes

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

ST AGNES BRITISH ROAD
SW 75 SW
4/131 St Agnes (old) School, including
rear courtyard walls, railings and
gate
-
GV II

Former school, including front and rear courtyard walls, railings and gates. Circa
1874. Coursed dressed Killas with granite dressings. Dry Delabole slate roofs with
gable ends to principal roofs and half-hipped ends to secondary roofs. Mostly
lateral stacks; some stacks have diagonally-set brick shafts.
Plan: Overall U-shaped plan plus short wings projecting into the courtyard from the
ranges on the left and right. Principal range contains the schoolroom (hall); the
other ranges contain the classrooms. The principal entrance is into a porch in the
right-hand inner angle. Gothic style details.
Exterior: Single storey. Virtually unaltered elevations with most of the openings
original; chamfered granite weathering to high plinth. Principal window openings
have 4-light mullioned windows with traceried heads and relieving arches over. Most
of the other windows are 3-light mullioned windows with transoms. Principal south-
south-east (hall) front has central gable with 4-light traceried window flanked by 3-
light windows. On the left, over the angle between the main roof and the classroom
range at right angles in front of the left-hand side, is a tall octangonal bellcote
with a spire. On the right, in the angle,between the hall range and the classroom
range in front of the right-hand side, is a porch with 4-centred doorway at the
front.
Interior has most of its original panelled doors, dado panelling (vertical tongued
and grooved boards) and wooden floors. The roof structure is original and said to be
well detailed but is hidden by C20 acoustic ceilings.
Killas walls surround rectangular courtyard at the front and there are high retaining
walls to a shallow courtyard at the rear. The walls have granite coping surmounted
by original cast-iron railings with arrow-head finials. Original cross-braced cast-
iron gates.


Listing NGR: SW7219450573

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