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School and School House, Burbage

Description: School and School House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 312227

OS Grid Reference: SU2326461365
OS Grid Coordinates: 423264, 161365
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3509, -1.6673

Location: Eastcourt, Burbage, Wiltshire SN8 3AG

Locality: Burbage
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN8 3AG

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Listing Text

SU 26 SW (west side)
2/18 School and School House

National Schools and attached schoolmaster's house. 1856. Red
and blue diaper brickwork with buff brick quoins and dressings,
tiled roof. Schoolrooms at south end, 2 rooms with lean-to on
gable containing secondary entrance and cloaks. Main entrance at
north end against house, gabled with incised inscription over
reading AD 1856 NATIONAL SCHOOLS / FEED MY LAMBS. Wide central bay
gabled. Diagonal boarded doors with elaborate iron hinges.
Timber windows, with large window with 2-centred head in central
bay. At north end the master's house of one bay, gabled, and
extended over main entrance corridor. Gables steeply pitched
with trefoil vent and barge boards. To side of house, main
domestic door similar to those of school. Lean-to at rear. The
schoolrooms were built for 70 children initially. A gallery for
infants was inserted in 1861 by the Marquis of Ailesbury.

Listing NGR: SU2326461365

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Source: English Heritage

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