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Design and Technology Centre, Monmouth Boys School

A Grade II Listed Building in Monmouth, Monmouthshire

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Latitude: 51.8116 / 51°48'41"N

Longitude: -2.7109 / 2°42'39"W

OS Eastings: 351085

OS Northings: 212787

OS Grid: SO510127

Mapcode National: GBR FL.X25T

Mapcode Global: VH86T.YQQM

Entry Name: Design and Technology Centre, Monmouth Boys School

Listing Date: 10 August 2005

Last Amended: 10 August 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 85187

Building Class: Education

Location: In a group in between the town centre and the River Wye.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Monmouth

Community: Monmouth (Trefynwy)

Community: Monmouth

Built-Up Area: Monmouth

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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Built as an extension to Monmouth School in 1895-6 and designed by Henry Stock, architect to the Worshipful Company of Haberdashers. Little altered externally.


Built of coursed rock-faced red sandstone rubble with Bath and Forest of Dean stone dressings and Welsh slate roofs. Built in a more elaborate Elizabethan style than the adjoining School House (qv) but quite carefully matched to it. Three storeys over a basement with an added single storey section. The elevation to the river has a full height three bay feature with pilasters separating the bays. The ground floor has single light windows with transoms; the first floor has a central 2-light one flanked by singles; the second floor the same except that the outer windows are disguised as 2-light ones but the outer lights are blind. The top floor is an elaborate Forest stone design, with the apron, windows, octagonal pinnacles on either side and central coat-of-arms all in Forest stone. This feature stands forward from the main wall and roof. Tall multi-flued stacks, octagonal corner turret to right, four storeys with a pepperpot roof and castellated parapet. The top floor is again an elaborate Forest stone design with niches and coats-of-arms, single light windows below. A single bay of 3-light windows facing Wyebridge Street joins the turret to the older School House (qv) also with castellated parapet.
On the river front there is a single storey laboratory addition with a 6-light mullion-and-transom window.
The elevation to the inner quadrangle is similar, with 2 and 3-light windows, castellated parapet, gables and more multi-flued stacks.


Interior not inspected at resurvey. The interior is both altered and utilitarian as is usual with schools in use.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a late Victorian education building and for its additional historic interest as a part of an important town grammar school.

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