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Description: Former Village School
Date Listed: 10 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 106346
OS Grid Reference: SY7751791884
OS Grid Coordinates: 377517, 91884
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7261, -2.3199
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SY 79 SE
9/157 Former Village
Former school and school house - now used as youth centre. Probably c1840 -
architect probably Benjamin Ferrey. Brick walls, tiled roof with some fish
scale tiling and crested ridge. One brick stack near centre and one at
rear, with circular shafts with raised lattice ornament. Irregular L-shaped
plan. Part single storey, part one storey and attic. Entrance front (west)
has C20 single storey brick extension at left end. In original section,
raised gable at left end, with stone carving of bishop's mitre. Part glazed
door with fanlight and side-light, in stone surround, under hoodmould. In
attic, a 2-light stone mullioned window with lead lights. Right of the
gable, the original classroom has two 2-light stone mullioned windows with
arched lights, under hoodmoulds. In end gable, facing road, a similar
4-light. window, the hoodmould with Coats of Arms on stops. Carved panel of
roses above window. Largely unaltered. (RCHM Monument 3 Dorset Vol III)
Listing NGR: SY7751791884
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Source: English Heritage
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