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The Old School, St Paul Malmesbury Without

Description: The Old School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 315801

OS Grid Reference: ST9336983297
OS Grid Coordinates: 393369, 183297
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5485, -2.0970

Location: Pound Hill, St Paul Malmesbury Without, Wiltshire SN16 0EX

Locality: St Paul Malmesbury Without
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN16 0EX

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Listing Text

WITHOUT (south side)

8/175 The Old School


Former village school, now house and sculptor's studio. 1851 with
1893 and later additions and alterations. Squared and coursed
rubble with brick and stone dressings and stone slate roof to main
range, brick to later rear addition and double Roman tile roof to
rear C20 south-east addition. Long 4-bay range parallel to road
with rear and north-east additions. North-west front with 3
cambered-arched windows: timber cross-mullion fenestration with
leaded octagonal glazing. Timber porch to right has carved
bressumer with oak leaves and acorns and archway with inscription:
THE/LORD'; Tudor-arched plank door with fine Celtic-style hinges
Central lateral brick stack with stone dressings and bricks laid in
herringbone bond. Bell turret to right gable apex with lead
pyramidal cap. South-west wall below turret has leaf carving with
the initials 'RP/CHP/LSW'. The Old School is representative of an
Arts and Crafts embellishment carried out by the Pollen family to
several buildings in Rodbourne.

Listing NGR: ST9336983297

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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