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Schoolhouse, Oborne

Description: Schoolhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 July 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 105628

OS Grid Reference: ST6547818497
OS Grid Coordinates: 365478, 118497
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9649, -2.4930

Location: Oborne, Dorset DT9 4LA

Locality: Oborne
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT9 4LA

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Listing Text

6/86 Schoolhouse
Former Schoolhouse, originally built as parsonage. Converted to residential
use. Early C17, with C19 alterations. Rubble-stone walls, with dressed
stone quoins. Plain clay-tile roof with stone gable-copings. Brick stack
at north gable. Two storeys. Four windows, ground floor: three, four,
(door) three-lights. First floor: three, four, two, three-lights. Hollow-
chamfered Ham stone mullions, with mainly fixed lozenge-leaded lights, some
iron casements with lights. Separate returned labels to ground floor.
Front door, right of centre, plank-and-muntin, C20. Dressed stone voussoirs
over. The south gable-end wall has a 3-light mullion and transom window
with separate label over, C19. Fixed windows and an iron casement at top
centre with a fixed-horizontal glazing-bar. The late C19 extension at
south-west corner has brick-dressed walls. Two-light stone mullion window
to lane, and brick-dressed window to rear. (RCHM, Dorset I, p 176(7)).

Listing NGR: ST6547818497

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Source: English Heritage

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