Davol School

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Davol School
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Davol School is located in Massachusetts
Davol School
Davol School is located in the US
Davol School
Location Fall River, Massachusetts
Coordinates 41°41′35″N 71°08′07″W / 41.6930°N 71.1354°W / 41.6930; -71.1354Coordinates: 41°41′35″N 71°08′07″W / 41.6930°N 71.1354°W / 41.6930; -71.1354
Built 1892
Architect Joseph M. Darling
Architectural style Romanesque
MPS Fall River MRA
NRHP Reference #

83000661

[1]
Added to NRHP February 16, 1983

Davol School is a historic school at 112 Flint Street in Fall River, Massachusetts. It was built in 1892 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1983. The eight room elementary schoolhouse was designed by notable city architect Joseph M. Darling, on the same plan as Connell School located on Plymouth Avenue. The brick Romanesque Revival structure is two stories in height, with a projecting entry section that is topped by a square tower with an open belfry and pyramidal roof. The school was built during a major expansion of the school system, increasing the number of classrooms by 20%.[2]

The school was closed by the city in 2007.[3]

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  1. ^ National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ MHC Inventory Form
  3. ^ Remembering the Davol School