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The Old School and Adjoining Wall and Entrance to North, Halse

Description: The Old School and Adjoining Wall and Entrance to North

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 270354

OS Grid Reference: ST1406927881
OS Grid Coordinates: 314069, 127881
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0438, -3.2271

Location: Tinker's Lane, Halse, Somerset TA4 3AB

Locality: Halse
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA4 3AB

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Listing Text


6/143 The Old School House and
adjoining wall and entrance to


School, now dwelling. Dated 1856. Light red brick with yellow sandstone dressings, steeply pitched slate roof with
overhanging eaves, decorated bargeboards on gabled return elevations, rendered stack to right, gabled bell-cote without
bell to left. 2-storeys, three bays; 2-light mullioned window with plate glass. Central depressed arch doorway, C19
plank door with studs. Left return gable (fronting road) has tablet with crest inscribed "E.P. 1856". Edward Prior of
Halse Manor paid for the school. Left return elevation linked to School Cottage (q.v.) by ogee - headed opening in red
sandstone coursed rubble wall, less than a metre in length on either side of ogee - headed plank door with studs.

Listing NGR: ST1406927881

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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