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Old Schoolhouse, Trent

Description: Old Schoolhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 July 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 105738

OS Grid Reference: ST5980318582
OS Grid Coordinates: 359803, 118582
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9653, -2.5738

Location: Down Lane, Trent, Dorset DT9 4ST

Locality: Trent
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT9 4ST

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Listing Text

ST 5818-5918 SHERBORNE ROAD (north side)
18/197 Old Schoolhouse
- II
Former schoolhouse, now private dwelling. Built 1678 and endowed by
John Young. Dressed stone walls. Slate roof with stone gable-copings.
Stone stacks with cornices at cable ends and on rear wall. 2 storeys and
attics. 5 windows, 3-light ovolo-moulded stone mullions, C20 metal case-
ments with rectangular lead lights. Separate returned labels to ground
floor. Continuous label to first floor. Front door, right of centre,
with ovolo-moulded jambs and depressed-arch in a square head. Label
returned high over doorway. Plank and moulded-muntin door, with renewed
weatherboard, C17. Short rear wing, rendered and slated with gable-coping.
C20 metal casements. Side door, plank. Interior: east gable-wall has
open fireplace embrasure with cambered lintel exposed. Over the front
doorway was formerly an inscription recording the building and endowing
of the school by will of John Young in 1678. (RCHM, Dorset I, p 260(23)).

Listing NGR: ST5980318582

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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