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Kingsdon Manor School

A Grade II Listed Building in Kingsdon, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0308 / 51°1'50"N

Longitude: -2.6917 / 2°41'29"W

OS Eastings: 351593

OS Northings: 125937

OS Grid: ST515259

Mapcode National: GBR ML.H9XB

Mapcode Global: FRA 567D.C61

Plus Code: 9C3V28J5+88

Entry Name: Kingsdon Manor School

Listing Date: 25 September 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1267404

English Heritage Legacy ID: 418803

Location: Kingsdon, South Somerset, Somerset, TA11

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Kingsdon

Built-Up Area: Kingsdon

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


LODGE ROAD (East side)
Kingsdon Manor School

Large detached house.Circa 1830.Rebuilt on new site for C.A Moody,possibly designed by William Wilkins.Local lias stone with Ham stone dressings;Welsh slate roofs behind parapets and pediments;stone chimney stacks.Two and three storeys;west elevation of nine bays,of which bays one,two and eight and nine,are projecting two storey wings.Band courses,cornices, plain parapets;sash windows in plain openings with voussoired flat arches;the outer pairs of bays have angled bay windows of four+twelve+four panes below, with corner pilasters,plain entablature and flat roof over,with nine-pane sashes below with corner pilasters,plain entablature and flat roof over,with nine-pane sashes to second,with a sixteen-pane sash to centre bay first floor;to centre bay ground floor a large studded eight-panel door in eared architrave,with two-panel blind section over;to this central five bay section a balustraded parapet at top and to ground floor,spanning between projections,an Ionic portico with plain entablature and flat roof.Other elevations to match.Interior not seen.Sundry extensions to north and north-east not of special interest.Since 1948 this building has housed a school for handicapped boys run by the Bristol Education Authority.(VCH,Vol III,1974).

Listing NGR: ST5159325937

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