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Description: School and Attached Schoolhouse
Date Listed: 27 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 266849
OS Grid Reference: ST7684644303
OS Grid Coordinates: 376846, 144303
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1975, -2.3327
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ST74SE TRUDOXHILL CP LOWER MARSTON
7/149 School and attached schoolhouse
School and schoolhouse. Dated 1857 by William Butterfield for the Duke of Cork and Orrery. Squared and coursed Doulting
rubble, asbestos tile roof, coped verges, 4 ashlar stacks with moulded caps, 2 springing from front eaves decorated
with a gabled niche. Irregular plan, Gothic. One and 2-storeys, 1:1:1 bays; left bay has tall 2-light pointed head
window with stone tracery, scrolled dripmould; centre bay has paired 2-light mullioned windows, each light with a blank
cusped head; right bay in angular projecting wing with offsets under a pyramidal roof, 2 lancets on the ground floor,
above a 2-light pointed head opening in gablet. Paired door openings to centre, plank doors, that to right with
elaborate combined latch and knocker. Right bay has recessed plaque, cut stone inscription:- "For The Benefit of The
Poor And In Memory of His father Edmund 8th Earl of Cork, Richard Boyl Rector of Marston Built This School".
Listing NGR: ST7684644303
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Source: English Heritage
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