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Former Infant School School House, Shaftesbury

Description: Former Infant School School House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 October 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 101942

OS Grid Reference: ST8609722892
OS Grid Coordinates: 386097, 122892
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0052, -2.1995

Location: 4 Abbey Walk, Shaftesbury SP7 8BB

Locality: Shaftesbury
Local Authority: North Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: SP7 8BB

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Listing Text

1.
1655 ABBEY WALK
(North East Side)
Former Infant School.
School House.
ST 8622 2/117
II
2.
Early to mid C19, possibly incorporating medieval remains. Former school
and adjoining schoolmaster's house. School has 3 bays of 1 storey, and
1 bay extending through 1 storey and attic at South-east end; School House
of 2 storeys. Greenish stone. Slate roofs; flanking octagonal stacks
with capping to schoolmaster's house. School has large central gabled
stone porch with 4-centre arched entrance. To either side, a mullioned
window of 2 lights in 2 tiers; windows have been modernized. To right
hand again, a further bay with attic storey; one 3-light window with stone
mullions. Perpendicular window in North-west end; bell-cote over. School
House has 2-light windows. In left hand bay, gabled porch with C14 style
window and with entrance in south side.


Listing NGR: ST8609522894

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Source: English Heritage

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