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Description: Old School House
Date Listed: 7 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 126563
OS Grid Reference: SO8813619497
OS Grid Coordinates: 388136, 219497
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8739, -2.1737
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CHURCHDOWN THE GREEN
12/22 Old School House
Former school, now small house. C17, altered late C18, late C20.
Timber-framing with rendered panels, stone gable towards road,
rendered gable away from road, thatched roof, stone slates to porch
and dormer. Three bays, one room deep, 1½ storeys. Gable to road,
rough render on stonework, ridge chimney: unrendered stone forms
end of right return: timber-framing 3 panels high; tall, 2-light
window almost from floor, normal height 2-light casement each side.
Lean-to porch on right, boarded door facing road, irregular
windows. To right original framing renewed in spindly timbers, 4-
light casement, long brace from sill to stud 2 from end; original
end post with brace to wall plate. Two-light casement in lean-to
dormer over porch: ridge chimney right gable. All windows to
right return leaded lights. Said to have been a school from 1740
(J.J.D. Cook, Churchdown through the Ages, 1939)
Listing NGR: SO8813619497
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Source: English Heritage
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