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Travis Studio

A Grade II Listed Building in Thorne, Doncaster

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Latitude: 53.6116 / 53°36'41"N

Longitude: -0.9597 / 0°57'35"W

OS Eastings: 468920

OS Northings: 413281

OS Grid: SE689132

Mapcode National: GBR PVRP.02

Mapcode Global: WHFDX.7H75

Plus Code: 9C5XJ26R+J4

Entry Name: Travis Studio

Listing Date: 29 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1151562

English Heritage Legacy ID: 334672

Location: Thorne, Doncaster, DN8

County: Doncaster

Civil Parish: Thorne

Built-Up Area: Thorne

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Thorne St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

SE 6813 (SE 61 SE)
(north side)
15/94 Travis Studio
Charity school now sculptor's studio. Dated 1863, later addition to rear.
Ashlar sandstone dressings to red brick in English bond, Welsh slate roof.
Single storey; twin-gabled front with bell turret and spire rising from
centre and small, gabled, side porches; in Gothic Revival style. Rendered
walling beneath moulded plinth band, ashlar quoins. Each gable has an
inscribed panel reading 'TRAVIS'S CHARITY SCHOOL' / FOUNDED 1770 ERECTED
1863' set beneath sill of a square-headed 3-light window with Decorated-style
tracery under brick relieving arch. Buttress and corbelling to central
octagonal bell turret with foiled openings beneath gablets and 2 offsets at
base of spirelet. Flanking gables have foiled openings, shaped kneelers and
copings with apex finials. Set back to each side the porches have double
doors and overlights beneath pointed arches and hoodmoulds with carved stops;
shaped kneelers and gable copings. Main building has lateral stacks and
ridge ventilators. C20 additions to rear not of special interest.
Interior: original roof exposed in right-hand part has arch-braced trusses
each with 2 collars linked by braced post.

Listing NGR: SE6892013281

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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