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The Old School, Twyford and Thorpe

Description: The Old School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 189898

OS Grid Reference: SK7304910030
OS Grid Coordinates: 473049, 310030
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6831, -0.9208

Location: Main Street, Twyford, Leicestershire LE14 2HU

Locality: Twyford and Thorpe
Local Authority: Melton Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE14 2HU

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Listing Text


(north side)
9/141 The Old School


Former National School, now a house. 1845. Ironstone ashlar and
brick with limestone dressings and patterned tile roof. Plinth,
coped gables with gabled kneelers, that to north with a cross,
single gable and single lateral brick stacks. Single storey, 4
bays. Windows mainly have diamond glazing. West front has to
left, a segmental headed stone doorcase with flat hood and 6
panel door, flanked to left by a gabled wing with a 4 light
mullioned and transomed casement, and to right by 2 two light
mullioned casements with flat hoods. To the right, a projecting
gable with a 4 light mullioned and transomed casement, the lower
lights with C19 plain glass. Above, a recessed datestone
inscribed 'MDCCCXLV'. To right again, a 2 light mullioned
casement with flat hood. South end has a central gabled porch
with a 4 centred arched doorway with flat hood. Above, a tablet
inscribed 'National School'. Rear has a full width single storey
lean-to addition with 2 doors.

Listing NGR: SK7304910030

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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