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Former Boys School and Old School House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wraxall and Failand, North Somerset

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Latitude: 51.4422 / 51°26'31"N

Longitude: -2.7312 / 2°43'52"W

OS Eastings: 349273

OS Northings: 171718

OS Grid: ST492717

Mapcode National: GBR JJ.NCPW

Mapcode Global: VH88R.L0YR

Plus Code: 9C3VC7R9+VG

Entry Name: Former Boys School and Old School House

Listing Date: 16 March 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1146521

English Heritage Legacy ID: 33579

Location: Wraxall and Failand, North Somerset, BS48

County: North Somerset

Civil Parish: Wraxall and Failand

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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ST 47 SE WRAXALL CLEVEDON ROAD (south-west side)

3/183 Former Boys School and Old School

- II

School, now disused, and school house. 1856 for William Gibbs of Barrow
Gurney. Coursed rubble with freestone dressings; slate roof with coped raised
verges and finials; rubble and ashlar stacks. In a free Tudor Gothic style.
To the south is the school room of 2 bays. Gabled projecting porch with angle
buttresses; plank door with strap hinges; moulded surround with 4-centred head.
To the left is a 3-light cross window with ovolo moulded mullions and surrounds;
to the right of the porch is a single storey section with a 6-light king-mullion
window. The south-east gable end has angle buttresses; a 4-light cross window
with ovolo moulded mullions and surrounds, under a square dripmould with carved
head stops; above is a pierced quatrefoil light. The school house is to the
north-west and projects as a gabled cross wing. 2 storeys. 1:2:1 light bay
window with ovolo moulded mullions and surrounds; pierced parapet; continuous
string course over ground floor. Projecting section to right; plank door in
moulded surround with a 4-centred head. The north-west elevation is symmetrical,
of 3 bays, with the centre advanced; each bay is surmounted by a steep coped
gable; 3-light cross windows on the ground floor, 2-light casements on the

Listing NGR: ST4927371718

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