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Description: School House
Date Listed: 30 April 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 140437
OS Grid Reference: SU3284843509
OS Grid Coordinates: 432848, 143509
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1899, -1.5313
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3243 ABBOTTS ANN ABBOTTS ANN
10/19 School House (No.56)
House, formerly 3 cottages. Late C18, and mid C19. Brick, timber frame, with
a thatched roof. Plain cottage, with a larger L-shaped extension on the north
end, in Tudor Cottage-Orne style. Front (east) of 2 storeys, 3 above 2 windows.
The roof is ½-hipped at the south end, with exposed frame in the upper gable,
at the north end there is a gable. The south side wall has red brickwork in
Flemish bond, with cambered ground-floor opening: the centre and north side has
an exposed frame, with some bold diagonal studding, the return face (north) also
with diagonal studs, with infilling of herring bone brickwork, all on a brick
plinth. Ground-floor casements to the front, the 3 upper lights being splayed
oriels on carved brackets, with diagonal leaded lights. On the north elevation
there is an oriel in the upper part of the gable, and below this a triangular
bay beneath a deep thatched hood, with mullion and transoms and cast-rion
diagonal lights; to the west side is a rectangular bay of similar details, with
a framed gable and thatched hood, (merging with the low eaves of the rear wing).
The doorway has a gabled hood on carved brackets, with a door of 3 above 3 panels;
this design is repeated in the central entrance of the north elevation. The
Tudor style continues on the gabled west face (of the rear wing), where it abuts
Listing NGR: SU3284743503
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Source: English Heritage
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