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Old School House, Astley and Dunley

Description: Old School House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 October 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 152260

OS Grid Reference: SO7951167683
OS Grid Coordinates: 379511, 267683
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3069, -2.3019

Location: Astley Mill Road, Astley, Worcestershire DY13 0RN

Locality: Astley and Dunley
Local Authority: Malvern Hills District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: DY13 0RN

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Listing Text


3/32 Old School House


- II

Former school, now converted to dwelling. Dated 1743. English bond brick
on sandstone plinth, tiled roof. Modified U-plan. 1 storey and attic with
basement at rear. Central door flanked by 3-light windows all with segmental
heads and all now C20; cogged eaves cornice; 3 hipped C20 dormers; raised verges;
brick chimney at north gable restored in C20. Tablet with oval inscription panel
above doorway reads, "Mrs Mercy Pope/ some time relict/ of Higgons James/ of this
Parish Esqr/ and afterward wife/ to Bromwich Pope Esqr/ was ye charitable/ FOUNDER/
of this School/ MDCCXLII". C19 wash-house complex under hipped roof complete
with pump to rear.

Listing NGR: SO7951167683

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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