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Date Listed: 6 December 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 126017
OS Grid Reference: SO7898329393
OS Grid Coordinates: 378983, 229393
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9626, -2.3073
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STAUNTON LEDBURY ROAD
SO 7829-7929 (south side)
Former school and schoolmaster's house, now house. Probably
second quarter C19. Ashlar stone front, coursed squared rear,
tiled roof. Cross plan, each wing one room, porches at front
corners, 1½ storeys. To road: plain plinth: external chimney
left return, stone offsets: 2 diamond-set stacks above ridge. On
front of left wing single-light window, stone lintel: porch
doorway and gable left return, up one stone step, elliptical arch,
panelled door inside, parapet gable with stone finial: single-
light window in side, facing road. First floor single-light
window in gabled stone dormer, saddleback parapet (as all other
parapets): parapet gable on left end. Projecting wing, 2-light
casement on right and left returns, ground floor, iron opening
light, hoodmould with long ears. On front rectangular stone bay,
slight projection, sides unwindowed, 3-light mullion and transom in
front, hoodmould over with long ears, sloping offset above: first
floor front 2-light casement window in bay, hipped stone top back
to wall. Louvred slit above, flat head: parapet gable. Left
return, first floor, single-light casement, stone lintel, rising
into gabled stone dormer, parapet gable. Tall chimney base
behind, 2 diamond-set flues: small, flat roofed mid C20 dormer
behind. Right return projection, first floor, dormer only as
left. Right wing as left, mirrored, but doorway built up.
Interior: ground floor projecting wing large schoolroom
originally: 8-panel doors, panels in 2 rows, separated by moulded
strips. Property known as schoolhouse in 1842 when sold by
W.Hawkins. Forms group with Laburnam and Copeland's Cottages
Listing NGR: SO7898329393
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