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Old School House and Attached Outbuilding, Bucknell

Description: Old School House and Attached Outbuilding

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 257521

OS Grid Reference: SO3557573889
OS Grid Coordinates: 335575, 273889
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3593, -2.9474

Location: Sitwell Close, Bucknell, Shropshire SY7 0AB

Locality: Bucknell
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY7 0AB

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Listing Text

SO 37 SE
12/18 Old School House and
- attached outbuilding

Farmhouse, latterly school and shop, now divided into 2 cottages. Early
C17 with later additions and alterations. Timber framed with rendered and
painted brick infill, partly roughcast and part weatherboarded; slate roofs.
L-plan consisting of long hall range, aligned north-south, with single-bay
cross-wing (also gabled to south) projecting to east at south end. 2 storeys.
Framing: exposed to west side of hall range; square panels to left of stack,
4 from cill to wall-plate, partly replaced by painted brick to ground floor.
Close-set vertical posts to first floor to right of stack with large irregular
square panels below. Irregular fenestration; five C20 casements directly
below eaves to left of stack, one to left and 4 grouped together to right;
five C20 windows to ground floor. Prominent gabled half-dormer to right
of stack has a late C19 casement to centre with a small leaded casement directly
below eaves. Late C20 casement to ground floor. Red brick ridge stack
to right of centre with lean-to rubblestone bread oven directly below. East
side has 2-storey lean-to abutting, formerly with external wooden steps, now
clad with C20 weatherboarding. Twin gables to road with bay windows [former
shop fronts (right canted)] to left and right of C19 half-glazed door under
bracketed gabled hood. Late C19 casement on first floor to each gable.
Full-height brick lean-to against north wall of cross-wing, which has timber
framed square panels exposed; external red brick end stack to gable. Outbuild-
ing: attached to north gable end of hall range. Late C17. Weatherboarded
timber frame with corrugated iron roof. Interior of house. Chamfered ceiling
beams to ground-floor rooms with timber framed square panels exposed to one
of cross walls of hall range; close-set vertical posts partly visible on first
floor. Parts of wall posts and collar and tie beam trusses also exposed
to hall range. Wide boarded oak floor boards to first-floor rooms. Outbuild-
ing has collar and tie beam end truss to right with V-struts from collar.

Listing NGR: SO3557573889

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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