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Old School House and Old School, West Knighton

Description: Old School House and Old School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 January 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 105973

OS Grid Reference: SY7332687676
OS Grid Coordinates: 373326, 87676
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6881, -2.3789

Location: 3 Stafford Close, West Knighton, Dorset DT2 8PE

Locality: West Knighton
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT2 8PE

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Listing Text


6/81 Old Schoolhouse
and Old School

Former Schoolhouse and attached School, now two private dwellings.
Dated HB 1865. Dressed stone walls and ashlar quoins. Clay tile
roof with gable ends and gabled to front, stone gable copings and
ovolo moulded kneelers. Stone stacks with heavy capstones at left
gable, and at right inner gable. Schoolhouse: two storeys,
three windows, 2 : 1 : 2, straight chamfered stone mullions with
separate returned labels over, cast iron casements with lozenge pattern
of glazing bars. Doorway at centre has a depressed arch
head and straight chamfered jambs, plank door with strap hinges,
separate label over. School: one storey, three windows, 3 : 2
cross transomed: 3 lights with separate returned labels. C20 metal
casements with lozenge leaded lights. Projecting bellcote in bay 2
has weathered buttresses and capstones. Porch entrance at south end
of front wall gabled with a clock in the gable, entrance has a two
centred head and separate label, plank door C20.

Listing NGR: SY7332787679

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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