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Wesleyan School with Boundary Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Weston, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.5455 / 50°32'43"N

Longitude: -2.4371 / 2°26'13"W

OS Eastings: 369122

OS Northings: 71840

OS Grid: SY691718

Mapcode National: GBR PZ.3MY9

Mapcode Global: FRA 57SM.8CY

Entry Name: Wesleyan School with Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 17 May 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1203081

English Heritage Legacy ID: 381934

Location: Portland, Dorset, Dorset, DT5

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Portland

Built-Up Area: Weston

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Portland All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


PORTLAND

SY6871 EASTON SQUARE, Easton
969-1/4/40 (West side)
Wesleyan School with boundary wall

GV II

Church hall, formerly Wesleyan school. Dated 1878 on porch.
Coursed and squared slightly rock-faced Portland stone or
rubble, slate roofs. A cruciform building, but probably built
first as a single hall to which 'transept' and rear wing added
(see coped gable to rear of front block). E front has triple
lancet with oculus in plate tracery to pointed arch with drip
course, flanked at lower level with single lancets, all under
coped gable with bellcote; gabled square porch with blocked
plank doors to pointed arch under inscription WESLEYAN 1878
SCHOOL. To right and left are plank doors in deep chamfered
surrounds. Rubble returns, that to S partly concealed, but
includes one pointed light, and to N are 3 pointed lights to
flush quoins and heavy cills, and 2 lofty eaves stacks; this
side linked to main Church (qv) by 1906 wall with door. South
'transept' coped gable with kneelers over plain wall. Back
wing has 3 tall flush lights under coped gable with kneelers,
and a central ridge stack. In the re-entrant on N side a
boiler house and large square stack, also a small-paned
casement. Across front of property a dwarf wall, formerly with
railings; at the left end a tall square gate pier to
cross-gabled roll-top capping. Included mainly for group
value.


Listing NGR: SY6912271840

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