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Description: Blithfield House
Date Listed: 27 November 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 273807
OS Grid Reference: SK0493023393
OS Grid Coordinates: 404930, 323393
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8081, -1.9283
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SK 02 SW BLITHFIELD C.P. SCHOOL LANE
13/100 Blithfield House
Former school and schoolmaster's house, now village hall. 1856-7.
By G.E. Street. Red brick with ashlar dressings; slate and fishscale
tile roofs with crested ridge tiles; brick off-ridge stacks with
octagonal shafts. Tudor Gothic style; school room aligned north-south
with schoolmaster's house to south-east and attached yard to east.
West elevation: School room to left and set-back gable of school-
master's house to right; 3:1 bays. Schoolroom: Cross windows with
chamfered mullions and transoms and straight fillet moulded dripstones,
gabled dormer to left with 3-light chamfer mullioned window, 2
buttresses to right of centre and one to left; belfry to right with
lead covered spirelet. Master's house: Central stack and latticed
casement to ground floor right. South elevation: Set-back gable
of schoolroom to left, school master's house to right. School room:
6-light mullioned and transomed window with relieving arch and straight
dripstone. Master's house: 2 storeys, roughly 2:1 bays, projecting
gabled wing to right, main range to left. Main range has cross
windows to ground and first floor left, the latter with gable over,
small window to first floor right; segmental pointed door to right.
Gabled wing has 6-light ground floor mullioned and transomed window
and cross window above.
Listing NGR: SK0493023393
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Source: English Heritage
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