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The Old School and School House, Including Front Boundary Wall and Railings, Corfe Castle

Description: The Old School and School House, Including Front Boundary Wall and Railings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 109342

OS Grid Reference: SY9574179602
OS Grid Coordinates: 395741, 79602
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6161, -2.0615

Location: B3069, Corfe Castle, Dorset BH20 5LH

Locality: Corfe Castle
Local Authority: Purbeck District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH20 5LH

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Listing Text

SY 95 79
(South side)
6/189 The Old School and School
House , including front
boundary wall and railings
Former school and school house, now converted to one house. c1870. Rough ashlar
stone walls with ashlar dressings. Tiled roof, with some fish-scale tiling.
Stone stacks on ridge. 2 storeys. In simple Gothic Revival style. Original
school house, on right, has gabled projection at right end. In this, one casement
with glazing bars on each floor; cross-shaped vent above the upper window. Left
of the gable, a ledged door with ornamental iron hinges in shouldered arched
opening. Ground floor has one casement with glazing bars. Similar casement on
first floor, under gabled dormer. Original schoolroom, at left end, has projecting
gable, containing a triple lancet window with hoodmoulds and foliated stops. Left
of this a gabled porch. This has a ledged door in pointed arched opening with
scroll over inscribed "In Memoriam". Wing left of this, parallel to main range,
with triple lancet window in end gable wall. Stone front boundary wall, with
chamfered square piers with stepped pyramidal caps. Simple iron railings.

Listing NGR: SY9574179602

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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