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Latitude: 51.2552 / 51°15'18"N
Longitude: -0.7647 / 0°45'53"W
OS Eastings: 486299
OS Northings: 151393
OS Grid: SU862513
Mapcode National: GBR D9R.CGJ
Mapcode Global: VHDXW.PQL4
Plus Code: 9C3X764P+34
Entry Name: Maida Gymnasium
Listing Date: 20 August 1979
Last Amended: 4 February 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1339698
English Heritage Legacy ID: 137880
Location: Wellington, Rushmoor, Hampshire, GU11
Electoral Ward/Division: Wellington
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Aldershot
Traditional County: Hampshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire
Church of England Parish: Aldershot Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: Guildford
Tagged with: Architectural structure
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 09/10/2012
SU 85 SE
(South East side)
Gymnasium. c1890. Brick with slate roof Italianate style. Rectangular plan with end and central porches to E side. Single storey; 5-bay entrance gable and 19-bay sides. EXTERIOR: Entrance gable divided by pilaster strips into bays with tall corbels under the eaves, wider central bay with round-arched doorway with fanlight and double 6-panel door and oculus above; sides articulated by thick buttresses with plinths, and round-arched metal-framed windows to sides and front. Small ridge vent to the middle. E side has 3 gabled porches, the central one with clasping pilasters and corbelled eaves and a blind round arch with mid C20 door, outer porches with hipped roofs and paired sunken round windows within flat-headed sunken panels; connected by mid C20 infill changing rooms. INTERIOR: wide roof of light-weight wide-span wrought-iron trusses with paired struts and curved ties. HISTORY: Part of the Marlborough Lines (1887-92), and modelled on Fox's Gym (qv), built as part of a national programme to improve the physical condition of soldiers through gymnastics. (Oldfield E A L: Army Gymnastic Staff. 1952-: 1-10; Childerhouse T: Military Aldershot, the first fifty years: London: 1990-).
Listing NGR: SU8596151712
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