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School House, Downton

Description: School House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 March 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 319603

OS Grid Reference: SU1715921269
OS Grid Coordinates: 417159, 121269
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9906, -1.7569

Location: Breamore Road, Downton, Wiltshire SP5 3HN

Locality: Downton
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP5 3HN

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Listing Text

SU 12 SE
(east side)
4/44 School House


Detached house. TC/1692 on stone tablet over door. English bond
brick, tiled roof, gable-end brick stacks with toothing. 2-storey,
2-window. Central C20 door, one 3-light latticed leaded casement
to either side, both with flat arches. 3-brick plat band to first
floor, two 3-light latticed leaded casements. Two hipped dormers
to roof with 2-light latticed casements. Coped verge with kneelers
to right. To left is C19 extension in English bond with vitrified
headers and one 3-light casement. To right is integral single-
storey extension with hipped roof and 2-light casement.
Interior has chamfered ceiling beam and joists, with step and
concave stops, open fireplace with chamfered lintel, planked doors,
2-bay roof. A school was established here by an endowment of £100
by Emma Noyes in 1784.
(Unpublished records of RCHM (England), Salisbury)

Listing NGR: SU1715921269

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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