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Description: Holme School and House
Date Listed: 15 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 142204
OS Grid Reference: SU8242636229
OS Grid Coordinates: 482426, 136229
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1194, -0.8237
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SU 83 NW HEADLEY CRABTREE LANE
8/41 Holme School and House
House and Infant School. Of C17 origin, the house part is mainly 1755, the
school being 1872 and 1893. Stone walls and tiled roof. The house part is 2
storeys, the front (east) showing 3 above 2 windows. Hipped roof, catslide to
part of rear. The front wall has small stones set in courses, with ironstone
galletting and brick quoins, lst floor band, and plinth: the north and west walls
have rubble walling of larger stones. Casements. C20 doorway. The interior
contains a C17 chimney breast and old beams, indicating that the house was refaced.
The late C19 school is a long block attached to the end of the house, and there
is a later cross wing and small outshots, all of single-storey; tile roof, stone
walls with brick dressings, casements. The south part of the house merges with
the school, with tile hung upper walls; inside, there is a C17 beam and a C18
fireplace. (Note : In 1755, a free school for 12 poor children was founded at
Headley by the Rev. George Holmes).
Listing NGR: SU8219436155
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Source: English Heritage
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