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Former Infants School at Clarence Street School

A Grade II Listed Building in Eastcott, Swindon

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Latitude: 51.5601 / 51°33'36"N

Longitude: -1.7794 / 1°46'45"W

OS Eastings: 415389

OS Northings: 184601

OS Grid: SU153846

Mapcode National: GBR YRJ.GH

Mapcode Global: VHB3M.31NW

Plus Code: 9C3WH66C+26

Entry Name: Former Infants School at Clarence Street School

Listing Date: 4 December 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1389601

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488289

ID on this website: 101389601

Location: Swindon, Wiltshire, SN1

County: Swindon

Electoral Ward/Division: Eastcott

Parish: Central Swindon South

Built-Up Area: Swindon

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Swindon New Town

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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1097/0/10029 Former Infants' School at Clarence Str
04-DEC-01 eet School


Education authority infants' school, now in council education and community use. 1903. Red brick with stone dressings. Plain tile hipped , half-hipped and gable-ended roofs with coped gables and corbelled brick eaves courses and small lead-clad ventilators on ridges. Brick axial stacks with moulded stone cops.
PLAN: Three main classrooms open to roofs in three ranges at front with classrooms in range at rear [E].
Dutch Renaissance style.
EXTERIOR: 1 storey. 4:4:4 bay west front with central half-hipped gable with four tall round-headed windows, centre two taller, right converted to doorway with stone hoodmoulds and keyblocks and small panes; gables to left and right, left set back, with two round-headed and flanking segmental-headed windows with continuous hoodmoulds, centre two with keystones rising as shafts into gables with stone panel between and third stone shaft rising through gable apex. On north and south sides and at rear [E] sash windows with segmental arches; south side has brick porch with elliptical stone arch with keyblock.
INTERIOR not inspected.
A good example of an early C20 education authority infants' school.

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