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Latitude: 51.0526 / 51°3'9"N
Longitude: -3.9684 / 3°58'6"W
OS Eastings: 262129
OS Northings: 129979
OS Grid: SS621299
Mapcode National: GBR KV.FY7L
Mapcode Global: FRA 26KB.RR1
Entry Name: The Old School Room
Listing Date: 18 March 1986
Last Amended: 21 November 1995
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1317155
English Heritage Legacy ID: 98694
Location: Swimbridge, North Devon, Devon, EX32
District: North Devon
Civil Parish: Swimbridge
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Swimbridge St James the Apostle
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 62 NW SWIMBRIDGE SWIMBRIDGE
1615/11/210 The Old Schoolroom
Former school and possibly church-house, now village hall. Probably C17 with possibly
earlier fabric concealed. Rendered stone rubble. Slate roof with gable ends. Stack at right end, and small truncated front lateral stack. Rectangular on plan with large single room on each floor. 2 storeys with external stone steps to loft plank door at left gable end with slate canopy. 3 window range. C20 2-light casements on the east side. West side has three 2-light casements one on each floor, those to the upper storey have small leaded panes.
Interior: ground floor room has 2 ceiling beams supported on slender engaged timber columns to each side. No access to roof space but feet of 3 straight principal rafters and heavy purlins are partly exposed. The hall abuts into the churchyard.
Listing NGR: SS6212929979
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