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1.Property Name ROSSTON SCHOOL AND GYMNASIUM
2.Resource Name ROSSTON SCHOOL AND GYMNASIUM
3.Address EAST SIDE OF ROSSTON - 2 MILES WEST OF HWY 183
4.City ROSSTON
5.Vicinity
6. County Harper
7.Lot
8.Block 2
9.Plat Name ROSS ORIGINAL
10.Section
11.Township
12.Range
13a.Latitude (North) 36.81152
13b.Longitude (West) -99.92837
14a.UTM Zone
14b.Northings
14c.Eastings
15.Resource Type Building
16.Historic Function EDUCATION
17.Current Function EDUCATION
18.Area of significance, Primary NO DATA
19.Area of significance, Secondary NO DATA
20.Description of Significance THE AGRICULTURAL COMMUNITY OF ROSSTON IMPROVED EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES IN ADDITION TO AN ATHLETIC AND SOCIAL GATHERING CENTER FROM CONSTRUCTION OF THE SCHOOL/GYMNASIUM. ADDITIONALLY, THE DEPRESSION ERA PROJECT PROVIDED NEEDED EMPLOYMENT FOR JOBLESS WORKERS. AS A WPA PROJECT, THE SCHOOL/GYMNASIUM IS IMPORTANT FOR ITS SCALE, STYLE, WORKMANSHIP, AND CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS.
21.Document Resource
22.Name of the Preparer
23.Survey Project Yes  Project Name: No Data
24.Date of Preparation
25.Photographs No      Year: 
26. Architect/Builder UNKNOWN
27. Year Built
28.Original Site Yes  Date Moved:
From Where
29.Accessible Yes
30.Architectural Style No Data
Other Architectural Style
31.Foundation Material NO DATA
32.Roof Type FLAT
33.Roof Material NO DATA
34.Wall Material (Primary) BRICK
35.Wall Material (Secondary) NO DATA
36.Window Type SASH
37.Window Material WOOD
38.Door Type SINGLE
39.Door Material WOOD
40.Exterior Features
41.Interior Features
42.Decorative Details
43.Condition of Resource Poor (badly in need of maintenance)
44.Description of Resource THE ROSSTON SCHOOL/GYMNASIUM IS A TEN TO TWELVE ROOM SINGLE STORY L-SHAPED (126 X 122) STRUCTURE CONSTRUCTED OF COURSED BRICK. AN INTERIOR CHIMNEY IS LOCATED WHERE THE TWO SECTIONS OF THE BUILDING MERGE. THE MAIN ENTRANCE IS RECESSED UNDER A BRICK FRIEZE ABOUT FIFTY FEET WEST OF A SINGLE WOODEN DOOR ON THE NORTH SIDE OF THE BUILDING. THE WALL ARE DECORATED WITH BRICK PILASTERS. WOOD SASH WINDOWS, SPACED IN THREES, HAVE THE PANES BROKEN OUT. SOME OF THE DOORS ALSO ARE DAMAGED AND THE CELLAR IS FLOODED WITH WATER. DESPITE THESE FLAWS, THE BUILDING RETAINS ITS ARCHITECTURAL INTEGRITY.
45.Comments
46.Placement
47.Listed on National Register No Data
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National Register Entry No Data
Date Updated (mm/dd/yyyy) 6/8/2016 10:16:08 AM