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Former Foundry School

A Grade II Listed Building in Hayle, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.1811 / 50°10'51"N

Longitude: -5.4228 / 5°25'22"W

OS Eastings: 155732

OS Northings: 36833

OS Grid: SW557368

Mapcode National: GBR DXZ6.JTK

Mapcode Global: VH12M.YQJ2

Entry Name: Former Foundry School

Listing Date: 14 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1327610

English Heritage Legacy ID: 70190

Location: Hayle, Cornwall, TR27

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Hayle

Built-Up Area: Hayle

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Erth

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

HAYLE FOUNDRY HILL, Hayle
SW 5436-5536
12/173 No 5 (former Foundry School)
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GV II
School for foundry workers children. Circa 1860. Built for Harvey and Co.
Granite and killas rubble with granite dressings, slatehanging to walls of rear
wing. Hipped slurried scantle slate roof with wide eaves and ventilator holes
drilled into the soffits. Cast-iron ogee-secton gutters.
Plan: Overall L-shaped plan. Originally probably a large rectangular schoolroom
on each floor of the main part and possibly schoolteachers' accommodation in a
one-room plan wing at right angles behind the right-hand side. Now used as a
house and subdivided.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Tall virtually symmetrical 3 window west road front with no
doorway. Original 30-pane hornless sashes to ground floor except that right-hand
window has shutter in place of lower sash. Originally 12-pane sashes above but
the lower sashes are replaced with 2 panes. Doorway to middle of left-hand wall
at basement level. Originally double 3-panel doors and 5-pane overlight. Another
doorway at higher level on left is probably in position of former stair window.
Interior: Not inspected.
Source: Hayle Town Trial, by Brian Sullivan.


Listing NGR: SW5573236833

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