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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
Entry Name: The Former Dorset County Council Junior School
Listing Date: 7 May 1952
Last Amended: 8 April 1976
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1323587
English Heritage Legacy ID: 108119
Location: Wareham Town, Purbeck, Dorset, BH20
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
5190 WEST STREET
The Former Dorset County
Council Junior School
(Previously listed as
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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