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Hardyes School Craft Centre

A Grade II Listed Building in Dorchester, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7145 / 50°42'52"N

Longitude: -2.4334 / 2°26'0"W

OS Eastings: 369494

OS Northings: 90634

OS Grid: SY694906

Mapcode National: GBR PY.RGY9

Mapcode Global: FRA 57S6.3SQ

Plus Code: 9C2VPH78+RJ

Entry Name: Hardyes School Craft Centre

Listing Date: 8 May 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1324068

English Heritage Legacy ID: 104396

Location: Dorchester, Dorset, DT1

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Dorchester

Built-Up Area: Dorchester

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Dorchester and West Stafford

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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(East Side)
Hardye's School Craft Centre
SY 6990 7/251
1910. Rendered. Hipped slate roof. Brick stacks. 2 storeys. Right hand
part has 2 ranges of sashes with glazing bars, and horizontally rusticated
quoins. Windows have continuous moulded sills, and there is a continuous stringcourse
at impost level of ground floor. Ground floor windows have rusticated surrounds
and aprons. 1st floor windows have scrolled architraves and idiosyncratic dentilled
cornices which break upwards in a very slight segmental curve to triple keystones.
3 blank cartouches between stringcourse and 1st floor sill level.
Left hand part is set back in concave chanelled recess. 2 slightly tapering
pilasters with festoons at top flank a shaped gable with coping and all finial.
Ground floor has double doors flanked by Ionic 3/4 columns taking plain frieze
and cornice, all set within segmental arch with dentils, moulded extrados
with scrolls and festoon below and triple keystone above: enriched spandrels. 1st
floor has 4-light window on sill which runs from one buttress across to the
other, and divided by 3 Ionic columns (with Tuscan responds) taking disproportionately
huge entablature, with "Girls' School" on the frieze. Gable has cartouche
with "1850-1910".

Listing NGR: SY6949490634

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