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The Former Dorset County Council Junior School

A Grade II Listed Building in Wareham, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.6856 / 50°41'8"N

Longitude: -2.1118 / 2°6'42"W

OS Eastings: 392196

OS Northings: 87336

OS Grid: SY921873

Mapcode National: GBR 32T.T24

Mapcode Global: FRA 67G8.936

Plus Code: 9C2VMVPQ+77

Entry Name: The Former Dorset County Council Junior School

Listing Date: 7 May 1952

Last Amended: 8 April 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323587

English Heritage Legacy ID: 108119

Location: Wareham Town, Dorset, BH20

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Wareham Town

Built-Up Area: Wareham

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Wareham Lady St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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(North Side)

The Former Dorset County
Council Junior School
(Previously listed as
Junior Schools)
SY 9287 1/87 7.5.52.


1789. Builders George Gollop of Poole and John Swetland. South (principal) front
circa 1849. Former Congregational Chapel, opened on New Year's Day, 1790, to
house a congregation which had seceded from the main Congregational community
the previous year. After their reconciliation in 1849, it was converted for use
as a British School.
Stucco front. Pitched slate roof. 2 storeys. 4 giant pilasters without capitals,
but with sunk panels taking pediment. 3 ranges of segment-headed windows with
glazing bars. Door with segment-headed fanlight, and segment-headed relieving
arch on plain imposts.

Nos 18 to 22 even and the Junior School form a group.

Listing NGR: SY9219687336

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