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School and School House, Ashurst and Colbury

Description: School and School House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 143491

OS Grid Reference: SU3505611453
OS Grid Coordinates: 435056, 111453
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9015, -1.5028

Location: Pound Lane, Ashurst, Hampshire SO40 7EJ

Locality: Ashurst and Colbury
Local Authority: New Forest District Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: SO40 7EJ

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Listing Text

In the entry for
SU 31 SE
School and School House
the parish shall be amended to read


SU 31 SE
5/25 School and School House

Former Church of England school and school house, now a primary school.
c1870, probably by B Ferrey (see Deerleap Lane, Christchurch), with early
C20 extensions. Walls of flint with stone dressings; bands, chamfered
openings, stepped buttresses (to the south hall): the upper part of the
house has exposed framing (plaster infilled) jettied on decorative brackets;
later walls of red brickwork in English bond. Steep tile roof, with
half-hip to the school. Hall school with house attached as a crosswing,
with porch entrance at the junction between the two parts; the north-east
elevation has two wide and one narrow window, separated by buttresses, with
(at the north side) the gable ends of the house, of 2 storeys, 1 window.
Casements; stone-framed bay (to the house) below the jetty. Open timbers
framed porch on a stone base with a gable, having details (similar to the
porch of Christchurch.) The north west elevation (of the house front) is
near-symmetrical with a gabled central window above a doorway with a
pointed arch, flanked by a window (the east side narrows) on each side.

Listing NGR: SU3505611453

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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