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Description: School House
Date Listed: 26 April 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 101334
OS Grid Reference: SX7839756229
OS Grid Coordinates: 278397, 56229
Latitude/Longitude: 50.3933, -3.7121
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House, formerly schoolmaster's house to adjacent school. The Old School
(qv). 1849. Slate rubble with granite dressings. Steeply pitched asbestos
slate roof with cross-gables left and right with ornate pierced
bargeboards. Rendered chimney stacks on side walls. Tudor style.
Plan: 2 principal front rooms with central lobby entrance between with a
porch and with service rooms in rear outshut.
Exterior: 2 storeys and attic. Symmetrical 2-window front. Central steeply
pitched gabled porch with ornate pierced bargeboards and chamfered 4-centred
arch doorway with glazed door. Left and right to ground and first floors
chamfered granite mullion 3-light windows with cement weathered lintels.
Similar single light attic window in each gable.
Rear outshut extended and heightened in C20.
Interior not inspected.
Note: "in 1849 Richard Browne Esq of Englebourne gave a house for the use
of the master" (Whites).
Source: White's Directory of 1878.
Listing NGR: SX7839756229
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Source: English Heritage
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