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The Old School House, and the Beeches, Huish Episcopi

Description: The Old School House, and the Beeches

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 263131

OS Grid Reference: ST4240926734
OS Grid Coordinates: 342409, 126734
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0371, -2.8227

Location: The Hill, Langport, Somerset TA10 9SJ

Locality: Huish Episcopi
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA10 9SJ

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Listing Text

11/70 The Old School House, and the
- Beeches

Former teachers' houses to National School. 1827. Local lias stone rubble, Ham stone dressings; plain clay tile roof
with bracketted eaves and highly ornamented bargeboards to gable overhangs; brick chimney stacks. Two storeys. East
elevation - Old School House - of 3 bays with single- storey extension to north; bay 2 projects and is gabled.
Chamfered mullioned 2-light windows with 4-centre arched lights, framing cast iron lattice casements under square
labels, the upper windows to outer bays have ornamental gablets over; pointed-arched single-light windows upper bay 2
over shaped door, part glazed, in moulded cambered arched doorway with square label. West elevation - The Beeches -
also 3 bays; bay 1 projects, with ornamental gable, 3-light mullioned window below and 2-light above: single light
upper bay 2, tucked under eaves, and below moulded cambered archway with pair part-glazed shaped doors under lean-to
porch hood of timber with Welsh slate. Two bay street elevation to catch, of which bay 2 projects. Interiors not seen.
Seemingly unspoilt examples of later cottage ornee style. The school was located nearby; it opened in 1827, closed
circa 1876 and was demolished by 1903. (VCH, Vol III, 1974).

Listing NGR: ST4240726732

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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