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Description: Old School House
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
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SO 76 NE ASTLEY CP -
3/32 Old School House
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
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Source: English Heritage
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