School and Almshouses, Dauntsey, Wiltshire, SN15 (Grade II)

School and Almshouses is a grade two (II) listed building in Dauntsey, Wiltshire, SN15. It was first listed in 1987.

About School and Almshouses

ST 98 SE 3/191

DAUNTSEY DAUNTSEY GREEN School and almshouses

Village school and attached almshouses, 1865, red brick with ashlar dressings, and banded plain tile roofs. Rubble plinths. L- plan single storey school to left with left cross wing and three- window main range. Cross wing has plate-traceried pointed 2-light window. Chimney in angle to main range, which has 3-light shouldered-head mullion windows. Buttress to left of centre window, truncated outside stack to right. East end Gothic timber bellcote with leaded square spirelet. A low link connects to near- symmetrical domestic range, apparently almshouses with school- teacher’s house adjoining school. Single storey centre with projecting gabled 2-storey cross wing each end. Of the original ornamental moulded brick chimneys one group of four shafts remains on the ridge of left cross wing and two two-shaft stacks on ridge of centre. Right cross wing has north end and east side stacks with rebuilt shafts. Each cross wing has ground floor 3-light and first floor 2-light stone mullion window with hoodmoulds and relieving arches. Left cross wing has east gable rising through roof of centre range, the main asymmetrical element. Centre roof is swept low over 10-bay verandah on timber posts. To left, door and 2- light mullion window, part of 2-storey left cross wing, then four almshouses with door and window each in arrangement DWWDDWWD, the windows C20 metal replacing 2-light mullions. Right cross wing has door in side wall.

Where is School and Almshouses?

School and Almshouses is located on Dauntsey Green, in Dauntsey, Wiltshire, SN15.

Key Facts

Grid ReferenceST9951481976
Easting, Northing399514.1423, 181976.15645
Latitude, Longitude51.536688, -2.008398
Grade listingII (two)
English Heritage List Entry Number1022488
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