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Schoolhouse and House, Melbury Abbas

Description: Schoolhouse and House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 August 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 103030

OS Grid Reference: ST8815320051
OS Grid Coordinates: 388153, 120051
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9797, -2.1701

Location: Quarry Lane, Melbury Abbas, Dorset SP7 0DZ

Locality: Melbury Abbas
Local Authority: North Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: SP7 0DZ

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Listing Text

ST 82 SE MELBURY ABBAS QUARRY LANE

8/189 Schoolhouse and house
16.8.60.
GV II

School and schoolhouse, now single dwelling. Dated 1844. Ashlar walls
with gable-ended slate roofs. Ashlar bell-cote. Cross wing with
mullioned and transomed stone window. Single storey and attic.
Irregular fenestration. Square-headed wndows with chamfered stone
surrounds and moulded labels. Doorway with chamfered, 4-centred head
and moulded label. Panel above door beans crest of Glyn family and
the date.
(RCHM, Dorset, vol IV, p 47, no 3)


Listing NGR: ST8815320051

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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