Primary School No. 2365: 224 Queensberry Street, CARLTON
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Building ProfileName : Primary School No. 2365
Past Names : Physical Education Building
LocationAddress: 224 Queensberry Street
Construction DetailsBuilt: 1881
Original use: Education
Current use: Education
number of floors : 2
Built in the Victorian period in the Neo-Gothic style
Primary School No. 2365 building is a two storeyed brick structure with cream face brick and stucco dressings on a bluestone plinth. Windows are multi-pane sashes set in pointed arch openings, those on the first floor front having dividing capitals. The roof is slate with ventilators; originally the roof also had finials and cresting. The building is centrally massed as an asymmetrical rectangular block running across the site, with a projecting central section. Separate entrances for boys and girls survive on either side of the main block. There is a polygonal bay office in the south-east front corner. In the centre of the facade is a pair of lancet windows surmounted by an oculi and all set within a lancet frame set beneath a raised gable. A Venetian Gothic effect is given by the polychromatic patterned brickwork immediately beneath the eaves and by the balustrade above constructed of stone and white bricks.
HistoryArchitect: Henry Bastow
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