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Description: Old School House
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 157592
OS Grid Reference: TL0431101599
OS Grid Coordinates: 504311, 201599
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7034, -0.4919
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CHIPPERFIELD THE COMMON
TL 0401 (North side)
12/65 Nos 1-4 Old School House
Village school, now 4 houses. 1840, W extension 1892, E gable and
Victoria commemoration clock in gable turret 1897, converted to houses
c.1980. Uncoursed flints with red brick dressings to doors, windows,
quoins and verges. Stone dressings to E gable clock turret. Steep slate
roofs with bands of spade-shaped slates. Shingled spire and vane to
central cupola. An H-plan 1½ storeys block with lower recessed central
part and gabled flanking wings. 3 windows front with small 2-light upper
window in each gable, 4-light gabled dormer on roof slope centre, and
gabled open porch to door on RH of centre. 4-light Gothic wooden
casements with leaded glazing in chamfered brick openings with brick
labels. Similar treatment to gable windows. Heads of front windows
lowered leaving labels higher. Higher 1½ storeys matching W extension.
Included for group value. (Kelly(1914)90).
Listing NGR: TL0442001656
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Source: English Heritage
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