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Former Board School Including Playground Area Railings and Gateway to South

A Grade II Listed Building in Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.9289 / 51°55'44"N

Longitude: -1.715 / 1°42'53"W

OS Eastings: 419695

OS Northings: 225641

OS Grid: SP196256

Mapcode National: GBR 4Q2.56Q

Mapcode Global: VHBZ5.7S64

Entry Name: Former Board School Including Playground Area Railings and Gateway to South

Listing Date: 20 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1375685

English Heritage Legacy ID: 469664

Location: Stow-on-the-Wold, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL54

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Stow-on-the-Wold

Built-Up Area: Stow-on-the-Wold

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Stow-on-the Wold St Edward

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

(North side)
Former board school including
Playground area railings and
Gateway to south

Former Board School. 1896-7. By Sir Guy Dawber, for the school board. Coursed limestone with freestone dressings. Cotswold stone roofs. Partly replaced in plain tiles; small louvred ventilators on ridges. Ashlar lateral stack at rear with moulded cornice.
STYLE: Domestic Revival.
PLAN: 2 parallel staggered classroom ranges, and a third range at right-angles in the angle at the rear.
EXTERIOR: single storey. South front range has tall 3-light stone mullion-transom window at centre with segmental pedimented gable above with ball finial, and large stone mullion-transom windows in gable ends with semi-circular relieving arches. Tall plinth with chamfered weathering. Metal casements with leaded panes. Back range set back on left, with moulded stone doorway architrave with large keystone rising to panel above [inscribed: Stow on the Wold United District Boys Board School 1896] above in curved pediment with ball finials, and plank door with wrought-iron strap hinges. At rear, gable to left with large 4-light stone mullion-transom window and breaking low eaves on right a flat roof window with an integral ashlar stack. In the angle to left of gable a C20 flat roof extension.
Including playground area railings on stone walls with baluster-shaped piers and gateway with wrought-iron gate, stanchions and overthrow.

Listing NGR: SP1969525640

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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