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The Old School House, Acton Burnell

Description: The Old School House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 259666

OS Grid Reference: SJ5308901922
OS Grid Coordinates: 353089, 301922
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6130, -2.6942

Location: Acton Burnell, Shropshire SY5 7PG

Locality: Acton Burnell
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY5 7PG

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Listing Text

SJ 50 SW
6/14 The Old School House
Shown on O.S. map as school.
School, now house. 1815 with additions of circa 1845. Rendered and
lined as ashlar, probably over coursed sandstone rubble; hipped slate
roof. Gothick style. One storey. High plinth, projecting end piers,
external brick end stack to left and brick ridge stack to rear wing.
1:4 bays; 3 windows to right with intersecting Gothick tracery and
raised architraves with impost blocks and keystones, that in centre a
taller C20 wooden replacement with blocked architrave and larger key-
stone; mid-C19 gabled porch projecting at right-angles to left has
cast iron Gothick window to front and segmental-headed boarded door in
right-hand return front with side-light to right and chamfered reveals.
Cast iron Gothick window in right-hand return front of main block.
Mid-C19 one-storey and attic and 2-storey wing at rear. Interior:
roof with arch-braced collar trusses and king posts above. V.C.H.,
Vol. VIII, p.6.

Listing NGR: SJ5308901922

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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