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Description: Old School House
Date Listed: 14 June 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 187368
OS Grid Reference: SK9241011174
OS Grid Coordinates: 492410, 311174
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6904, -0.6342
SK 2911 - 9311 EXTON OAKHAM ROAD (West Side)
5/79 Old School House
(Formerly listed as: "School")
House, probably mid C17, added to in C19 to make former school in parallel
range behind. Gable end onto street. Coursed squared rubble throughout.
C17 building is a 5 window range (3-unit plan), 2 storeys with attics,
with 3 & 2-light casement windows, all with chamfered wood lintels with
ornate stops. 3 hipped gabled dormers above. Coped gables and large
stepped stones to gable. Tall canted bay window with ovolo moulded
mullions in gable wall. C19 range to rear has coped gable to left
containing a large 3-light window with cambered head to ground floor.
Central ridge has doorway and 2 flanking small lights to hall, and dormer
window above. To the right, a further gable with canted bay window
and top-light opening window beneath a small roof projecting on brackets.
Casement window in gable above. Street gable has early C20 bay window,
coping and finial.
Listing NGR: SK9241011174
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Source: English Heritage
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