Anstey School and No 1 Park Road, Anstey (Grade II)

Geo: 52.6716, -1.1896
Date ListedWed 23rd November, 1983
CategoryStatutory Listed Building
AddressAnstey School and No. 1 Park Road Anstey LE7 7AX
GradeGrade II
Grid ReferenceSK5489708516
Volume, Map, Item286, 5, 15
WardForest Bradgate
Conservation AreaAnstey

School and school house of 1873. Granite and slate rubble stone with stone dressings, stone and blue brick plinth, stone and red brick bands, and elaborate brick eaves with stone kneelers. Slate roof, red ridge tiles and wooden ridge bell turret with slate and lead pinnacle roof. In Gothic style with stone plate tracery windows with hoodmoulds and label stops. Fine gabled composition progressively projecting forward to left. Here school house of two storeys, school of one. Front of three large gables with recessed entrances between and range behind. Left house gable with rectangular 3 light bay window and 2 light window over. House door to right with stone surround and carved tablet dated 1873 over. Two 1 lights follow. Centre school gable contains large 4 light window with small bulls eye window over. Gabled porch in recess with 1 light either side and truncated. Stone stacks in angles. Right gable has 2 light window with bulls eye window over and two 1 lights on right end facing Bradgate Road. 3 light window in gable end of range behind. On rear a row of five 3 light lancet type windows with brick surrounds and 4 brick and stone buttresses between. On left end of house a stone and brick projecting stack and 2 light with top lights. Group value with church diagonally opposite.

The description above describes the salient features of the building as it was at the date of listing. It is given in order to aid identification; it is not intended to be either comprehensive or exclusive.

Statutory Listing covers all parts of the property and its curtilage, ie all internal and external elements whether described or not.