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King Alfred School (Main Block), Edington

Description: King Alfred School (Main Block)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 269486

OS Grid Reference: ST3834339721
OS Grid Coordinates: 338343, 139721
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1534, -2.8829

Location: Broadway, Edington, Somerset TA7 9HA

Locality: Edington
Local Authority: Sedgemoor District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA7 9HA

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Listing Text

9/45 King Alfred School
(Main block)

- II

Small country villa, now school. Early C19. Rendered and colourwashed, dentil
eaves cornice supporting troughing, squared rubble and brick stacks, main part
with hipped slate roof, addition with double-Roman tile roof. Roughly square
on plan; with single storey addition to north; flat roof, parapet with coping.
Garden front to west of 1:1 bays, that to right in shallow full height segmental
bows, 12-pane sash windows on first floor, a 15 and an 18-pane sash window on
ground floor. Entrance front of 2 bays in conforming style, porch with pilasters,
cornice and parapet, segmental door opening, paired 2-panelled doors. Later C19
brick and rubble addition to north, 2 storeys and attic, mainly 2-light
casements with glazing bars. Interior with good cantilever staircase;
fireplaces; doors; plaster cornices; hall with stone setts. Stated to be on a
medieval site. Formerly known as Edington Manor.

Listing NGR: ST3834339721

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Source: English Heritage

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