Box Primary School and School House, Box, Wiltshire, SN13 (Grade II)

Box Primary School and School House is a grade two (II) listed building in Box, Wiltshire, SN13. It was first listed in 1985.

About Box Primary School and School House

ST 8268 BOX HIGH STREET (north side)

3/157 Box Primary School and School House

Primary School, 1874-5 by J. Hicks of Redruth, extended 1894, small ashlar block banded in rock-faced rubble stone with Bridgwater tiled roofs and crested ridge tiles. Single storey long school range with 2-storey house at east end. Gothic style. Near symmetrical main front of 2 projecting wings with coped gables, crocketted near apex, flanking recessed centre with smaller, slightly projected central gable. Central gable has 3-light window in pointed frame, lights with ogee heads, wings have similar window flanked by ogee-headed single lights. Voussoirs alternate ashlar and rock-faced blocks. To left of centre gable C20 main door, to right, 2-light flat-headed window and pointed-arched doorway with Y-tracery overlight, inscribed ‘Girls and Infants’ on lintel. Left wing is extended to left with similar doorway inscribed ‘Boys Entrance’ at base of a thin ashlar clock tower rising to a gabled clock face with clasping square pinnacles and ashlar pyramid roof with 2 finials. Extension to left with 2-light flat-headed window and west gable. Taller gabled parallel wing behind. At right end, School House, with pointed arched door and window over to left of 2 storey canted bay with steep hipped roof carried through as cross wing to coped north gable.

Where is Box Primary School and School House?

Box Primary School and School House is located on High Street, in Box, Wiltshire, SN13.

Key Facts

Grid ReferenceST 82591 68585
Easting, Northing382591, 168585.36084
Latitude, Longitude51.416014, -2.251726
Grade listingII (two)
English Heritage List Entry Number1022784
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