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School House and Attached School, Chirbury with Brompton

Description: School House and Attached School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 257372

OS Grid Reference: SO2619898533
OS Grid Coordinates: 326198, 298533
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5796, -3.0906

Location: B4386, Chirbury, Shropshire SY15 6BN

Locality: Chirbury with Brompton
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY15 6BN

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Listing Text

SO 29 NE

8/47 School House and
- attached school
(formerly listed
1.12.51 as School House)


House. Early and late C17 with later additions and alterations. Timber
framed with painted brick infill; graded slate roof. 2 storeys and
attic; 3 framed bays. Framing: close-set vertical posts with 3 middle
rails and long straight tension braces to front, square panels to right
gable end, carved bracket to front corner of left gable end suggests
gable was formerly jettied. Mid- to late C19 fenestration, cast-iron
and wooden multi-paned casements, 3 to first floor and one to either
side of late C17 central porch, one also to inserted centre gable lighting
attic. Porch has boarded door with decorated strap hinges; massive external
limestone stack with C19 red brick shaft to right gable end. Lower
early 019 gabled brick addition to rear. Mid-C19 school attached to
left. Uncoursed limestone rubble, plain tile roof. One storey with
gable breaking eaves to centre; 3 mullioned and transomed windows, that
to centre with pointed head. Entrance through pointed doorway in lean-
to to left with bell under gabled canopy to gable end. Interior of
house: timber frame partly exposed throughout, chamfered spine beams
with straight-cut and stepped stops. Infilled inglenook fireplace on
ground floor to external stack; original oak staircase from first floor
to attic. Collar and tie beam roof in 3 bays with double purlins cut
through to front for insertion of gable. B.O.E. p.99.

Listing NGR: SO2619898537

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Source: English Heritage

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