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The Old School, Woodlands

Description: The Old School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 107616

OS Grid Reference: SU0502509075
OS Grid Coordinates: 405025, 109075
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8811, -1.9299

Location: Church Hill, Woodlands, Dorset BH21 8LJ

Locality: Woodlands
Local Authority: East Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH21 8LJ

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Listing Text


6/157 The Old School


Former school, now private house. Built c1850 for the 7th Earl of
Shaftesbury. Brick walls, tiled roof with bands of fish-scale tiling and
moulded bargeboards. One brick stack left of centre. Single storey. At each
end a gabled porch with C20 panelled door. 3 casements with glazing bars
under depressed 4 centred arches. At right end, an extension with brick walls
and similar tiled roof, has lancet windows; - this apparently used for worship
before the Parish Church (qv) was built. Rear wing, - former classrooms of
similar construction. Of local historic interest as one of Lord Shaftesbury's
village schools - similar to the one at Hinton Martell (qv).

Listing NGR: SU0502509075

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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