SEDGWICK HOUSE SCHOOL - List Entry

  • Description

    "House; now school, dated 1868, by Paley and Austin for William Henry Wakefield. Coursed tooled sandstone, ashlar and granite dressings. Graduated greenslate roof; chimneys with conjoined octagonal corniced shafts. 2 storeys plus attics. 5 bays each to entrance front and garden front at right angles. Entrance front has projecting central 4-storey battlemented tower flanked by a dormers with stone turret. Porte-cochere in front with W (for Wakefield) on parapet....1st floor window to tower has Wakefield Coat of Arms above transom, 2nd floor windows Decorated style tracery. Interior has full height Hall with hammer beam roofs..."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

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  • Further information

    Link: https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1336058
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 1 month ago
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