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Latitude: 51.4357 / 51°26'8"N
Longitude: -2.0015 / 2°0'5"W
OS Eastings: 399990
OS Northings: 170741
OS Grid: ST999707
Mapcode National: GBR 2SV.YLY
Mapcode Global: VHB42.857R
Entry Name: Masonic Hall
Listing Date: 22 December 1995
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1270901
English Heritage Legacy ID: 456910
Location: Calne, Wiltshire, SN11
Civil Parish: Calne
Built-Up Area: Calne
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: Calne and Blackland St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
ST9970 THE GREEN
755-1/5/171 (South side)
Masonic hall, formerly a school and technical college. Dated
1894. Rough limestone ashlar with fine ashlar dressings and
quoins; slate roof, ashlar stacks with cornices to gable ends.
L-shaped plan. Stripped Jacobean style.
2 storeys; 3-window range. Large windows with label moulds are
stone-mullioned and transomed with 2 panes over 4 panes to
each light. To first-floor left is a 4-light window with 2
two-light windows to the right. Three 2-light windows to the
ground floor and the left-of-centre door are under a
continuous label mould. Double 3-panel doors have a
segmental-arched overlight in a pulvinated architrave with
INTERIOR: ceilings are approx 4m high and doors are large,
6-panels with bolection moulding. The large open-well
closed-string staircase to the rear left has turned balusters
and chamfered and moulded newels. The Masonic Hall to the
first floor has tongued-and-grooved panelling below a high
HISTORICAL NOTE: Bentley's school was founded in 1663 under
his will of 29 September 1660. After many organizational
disasters the Charity Commission re-organized the school and
in 1901 amalgamated it with the Technical Institute which had
been established in 1894 at a cost of »1,500. Prominently
sited in The Green, having group value with a fine group of
Included for group value.
Listing NGR: ST9999070741
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