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The Old School House, Luckington

Description: The Old School House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 316012

OS Grid Reference: ST8395482824
OS Grid Coordinates: 383954, 182824
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5441, -2.2328

Location: Alderton, Wiltshire SN14 6NL

Locality: Luckington
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN14 6NL

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Listing Text

ST 88 SW (east side)

2/199 The Old School House


School-house, now house, 1844-5 by J. Thomson for J. Neeld of
Grittleton, rubble stone with stone slate eaves roofs, originally
singe storey schoolroom with picturesque three-stage pyramid-roofed
south entrance tower, now inserted floor and C20 fenestration.
Tower has raised bands, ground floor reused medieval double-ogee
moulded pointed doorway with C15 plank door, second stage lancet,
possible also re-used and bell attached to top stage. Schoolroom
has raised band and saddlestones at gable ends, but fenestration of
projected timber oriels on brackets appears all C20 or renewed.
Five-light west side window, breaking band, with hipped stone slate
hood over, 3-light to each floor at north end, 3-light to upper
floor at south end. Rear wing formerly with reused medieval
window, now C20 mullion window. Re-used medieval stonework came
from the church at Alderton.
(J. Thomson History of the Church and Village of Alderton 1845
(unpubl) )

Listing NGR: ST8395482824

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Source: English Heritage

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