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Description: The Old School House
Date Listed: 27 April 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 284257
OS Grid Reference: TL8970372249
OS Grid Coordinates: 589703, 272249
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3156, 0.7817
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TL 87 SE TROSTON THE STREET (WEST SIDE)
2/64 The Old School House
Former school house. Built in 1873, at the expense of Robert Emlyn Lofft of
Troston Hall, in a Gothic style to match the adjacent village school. Single
storey: half-H plan, with 2 wings north and south extending to the rear, and
projecting slightly in front. Brick: 4 courses of red bricks alternating with
one course of black-faced bricks, all with moulded faces: plain black-faced
bricks to rusticated quoins and window surrounds: high brick copings to gables.
Plaintiled roofs, with bands of fishscale tiles, and fluted ridge tiles. 3
internal chimney-stacks: 2 to front range each have one shaft of moulded brick
with a plain shaft behind it. The front has 2 2-light casement windows in
rectangular surrounds of chamfered brick, with a small circular window in the
gable above: both circular windows and the north casement window have been
blocked with flush panels of random knapped flint. There are also flint panels
on each side of the central doorway, which contains a C20 half-glazed door,
flanked by 2 small windows.
Listing NGR: TL8970372249
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Source: English Heritage
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