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Dorothy School

A Grade II Listed Building in Truro, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2641 / 50°15'50"N

Longitude: -5.0591 / 5°3'32"W

OS Eastings: 182075

OS Northings: 44935

OS Grid: SW820449

Mapcode National: GBR ZF.XD84

Mapcode Global: FRA 089B.DWR

Plus Code: 9C2P7W7R+J9

Entry Name: Dorothy School

Listing Date: 30 July 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1280397

English Heritage Legacy ID: 377590

Location: Truro, Cornwall, TR1

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Truro

Built-Up Area: Truro

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Truro St George the Martyr

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


880-1/6/280 (South side)
Dorothy School


Schoolroom next to Church of St George (qv). c1860. Killas
rubble with granite dressings. Steep dry Delabole slate roof,
granite stack over gable, larger stone stack near south gable,
cast-iron ogee gutter. Rectangular plan. Tudor Revival style.
North gable end has central 5-light mullioned window with
relieving arch over. C20 wing to right. One-window west range
has C20 wing on left, central 3-light window and blocked
chamfered doorway on the right. One-window east range has
3-light wooden transomed mullioned window towards left and
lean-to porch at far left with pair of V-jointed boarded doors
on its right. Roof sweeps lower to right of window to meet
flat-roofed wing in front with central flat-headed chamfered
doorway; 2-light window to right-hand return. INTERIOR:
original corbelled granite fireplace in north-east corner and
wall posts on corbels to roof structure otherwise hidden by
C20 ceiling. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SW8207544935

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