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Description: Blake House
Date Listed: 3 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 252643
OS Grid Reference: SP3614309657
OS Grid Coordinates: 436143, 209657
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7844, -1.4774
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8/89 Blake School and Blake House
Tithe barn, now school. Cl7, remodelled as school, c.1850-60. Schoolhouse to
front: squared and coursed limestone with ashlar dressings; gabled stone slate
roof; brick end stacks. 2-unit plan. 2 storeys; symmetrical 2-window range.
Bracketed flat hood over beaded 4-panelled door with overlight. Stone lintels
over 6-pane sashes. C20 two-storey bay to left. School to rear of similar
materials and in Gothic Revival style. Ouatrefoil window to right; C20
extensions to left; rear gable has quatrefoil light above 4-light intersecting
tracery window. Right-angle wing to rear right has hood mould and pointed
chamfered doorway and 2-light cinquefoil-headed window. Interior: school, former
barn, has 5-bay collar-truss roof with butt purlins. Included for group value.
Listing NGR: SP3614609654
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Source: English Heritage
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