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Description: The Old School
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
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SU 00 NE VERWOOD ROAD (north
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
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Source: English Heritage
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