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Description: Old School
Date Listed: 19 November 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 191933
OS Grid Reference: TF3837744701
OS Grid Coordinates: 538377, 344701
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9818, 0.0597
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TF 34 SE BUTTERWICK SCHOOL LANE
12/19 Old School
(formerly listed as
19.11.51 The Girls' school)
Former school, now village hall. Founded 1665, extended and
altered 1878 and C20. Red brick, ashlar dressings, with raised
brick coped tumbled gable to left and moulded kneeler; fishscale
tiled roofs. L-plan. Single storey, altered 4 bay front with
brick plinth and band rising over formal central door and
flanking windows in Fen Artisan Mannerist style. Dogtooth eaves
course. Central C19 cross mullioned window flanked by single 3
light mullioned windows with ashlar surrounds, which are in part
original. Latticed cast iron casements. Above C19 2 light
shallow fixed lights. To left a lower C19 single bay extension
also with latticed casements. To right is a slightly advanced
gabled bay of 1878 containing a triple mullioned window. In the
left hand later gable a shield bears the date of 1659. To the
rear a projecting chimney stack has a C19 octagonal ashlar stack.
It is flanked by single 2 and 3 light mullioned windows matching
those to the front. The rear range is dated 1878 in raised
brickwork. The school, originally for Boys, was endowed by
Anthony Pinchbeck, yeoman of Butterwick. Source: Thompson.
History of Boston.
Listing NGR: TF3837744701
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Source: English Heritage
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