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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1324068
English Heritage Legacy ID: 104396
Location: Dorchester, Dorset, DT1
District: West 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
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
Listing NGR: SY6949490634
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