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School House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, City of Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.469 / 51°28'8"N

Longitude: -2.5827 / 2°34'57"W

OS Eastings: 359624

OS Northings: 174607

OS Grid: ST596746

Mapcode National: GBR CBD.T8

Mapcode Global: VH88N.6B0Q

Entry Name: School House

Listing Date: 24 January 2002

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1389693

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488420

Location: Bristol, BS6

County: City of Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Ashley

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Bishopston and St Andrews

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

BRISTOL

901-1/0/10120 FAIRLAWN ROAD
24-JAN-02 School House

GV II

School caretaker's house. 1898 by William Larkins Bernard FRIBA (1843-1922) for the Bristol Board Scool. Squared Pennant Sandstone rubble, red brick and terra cotta dressings, double Roman tiled roof. Two storeys. Two window front to Fairfield Road with canted bay to ground floor of left side; plate glass sash windows set within brick surrounds with quoins; first floor windows rise through eaves and terminate in pediments. Side elevations of front range terminate in segmental pedimented gable ends: blind to east (playgroud) side, single sash window to each floor of west (Fairlawn Road) side. Entrance in west-facing side wall of range to rear; modern replacement front door; range has a further segment-headed gable to north end.
HISTORY: built to serve the Fairfield Road School, this house forms part of a distinguished group of Bristol School Board buildings. Its designer, Bernard, was chief architect to the BSB from 1888.

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