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Temple County Primary School

A Grade II Listed Building in Keynsham, Bath and North East Somerset

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Latitude: 51.4148 / 51°24'53"N

Longitude: -2.497 / 2°29'49"W

OS Eastings: 365533

OS Northings: 168542

OS Grid: ST655685

Mapcode National: GBR JV.Q4M7

Mapcode Global: VH88W.NPSR

Plus Code: 9C3VCG73+W6

Entry Name: Temple County Primary School

Listing Date: 29 October 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384586

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485021

Location: Keynsham, Bath and North East Somerset, BS31

County: Bath and North East Somerset

Civil Parish: Keynsham

Built-Up Area: Keynsham

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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739-1/4/12 (North side)
29/10/74 Temple County Primary School


Primary school and school master's house. c1860. Squared and
coursed rubble with ashlar dressings, copings and gabled
single-Roman tile roofs.
STYLE: Gothic Revival.
PLAN: L-shaped plan with 2 ranges running at right-angles:
schoolroom to north and schoolhouse to east.
EXTERIOR: low, 1-storey range to schoolroom and taller,
2-storey range to master's house. Schoolroom has gable end
with coped parapet and saddle stones; large 5-light window
with cusped heads set in echelon under relieving arch. Second
gable end behind with similar details. 3 gablets rise into
main roof towards inside of ranges: one 4-light and two
3-light stone mullioned and transomed windows with shouldered
heads. Entrance in angle of ranges with part-glazed door;
gabled porch with pointed-arched doorway and plank door
projects at south-west corner. Schoolhouse is of 2 elements,
both gabled with coped parapets and saddle stones, one set
back from the other; 2 and 3-light flat-headed mullioned
fenestration with relieving arches to west facade wall. Canted
bay to ground-floor left-hand; doorway to right with lean-to
tiled roof and plank door. 2 half-dormers, 2 windows and
right-hand door to south return wall.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
An unaltered and distinguished example of mid Victorian
scholastic architecture.

Listing NGR: ST6553368542

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