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The Old School House, Sturminster Newton

Description: The Old School House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 October 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 102416

OS Grid Reference: ST7885313964
OS Grid Coordinates: 378853, 113964
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9247, -2.3022

Location: Penny Street, Sturminster Newton, Dorset DT10 1DH

Locality: Sturminster Newton
Local Authority: North Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT10 1DH

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Listing Text


9/132 The Old School House
[formerly listed as
4.10.60 Church School (Girls)
and School House]


Schoolmaster's house, dated 1825, C20 addition to the right. Brick (Flemish
bond) stone slate roof with tiled ridge and gable ends. End stacks to
original range. Original range symmetrical of 5-bays in 'Tudor' style. 2
storeys, 3 bays. All windows square headed of 2 eliptical-headed lights in
wooden surrounds with diamond-paned, leaded-lights. Wooden lintels. Central
door with moulded 4-centred head and continuous jambs in square surround.
Right addition is tiled and has a C20 2-light wooden casement with glazing bars
on the upper floor. "RCHM, Dorset, Vol III", HMSO, 1970, p 279, no 26a.

Listing NGR: ST7885313964

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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