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The Old School, and Boundary Railings to North and West, Donyatt

Description: The Old School, and Boundary Railings to North and West

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 263932

OS Grid Reference: ST3389614012
OS Grid Coordinates: 333896, 114012
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9218, -2.9418

Location: 2 Church Street, Donyatt, Somerset TA19 0RJ

Locality: Donyatt
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA19 0RJ

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Listing Text

4/49 The Old School, and boundary
railings to north and west


Former school, now private house. Dated 1871. Ham stone cut and squared, ashlar dressings; plain clay tiled roof with
fish-scale bands and ornamental ridge tiles, gabled with bargeboards and spike finials; stone chimney stack. 'T'-plan;
single storey, north elevation of 4 bays, of which bay 4 is the projecting end gable of a western crosswing. Plinth;
chamfer- mullioned windows of 3 lights, with shoulder-arched lights bays 1 and 2, and trefoil cusped to bay 4, this
last set under relieving arch into the tall gable, with a trefoil vent over; to bay 3 a matching pitched roof porch
with chamfered pointed outer and inner arches, boarded door inside, datestone in gable. West elevation of 3 bays to
match, the outer bays having single cusped lancets, bay 2 a projecting lower gable with 2-light plate-traceried window
with label and rectangular vent over. C20 extension to rear. Interior not seen, but apparently little altered. About 4
metres from building, to both north and west, a low stone wall with angled coping and piers at about 3 metre intervals,
and 2 rows square section iron rods set diagonally, with Gothic style cast iron intermediate posts; corner curved, with
a recess in which stands the remains of a C19 water hydrant; gateway opposite porch on north side, gate missing; the
whole adding to the setting of the building, and to the streetscene at a prominent point in the centre of the village.

Listing NGR: ST3389614012

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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