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The Old School House, and the Beeches

A Grade II Listed Building in Langport, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0371 / 51°2'13"N

Longitude: -2.8227 / 2°49'21"W

OS Eastings: 342409

OS Northings: 126734

OS Grid: ST424267

Mapcode National: GBR MF.GSTJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 46ZC.VG9

Entry Name: The Old School House, and the Beeches

Listing Date: 7 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056635

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263131

Location: Huish Episcopi, South Somerset, Somerset, TA10

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Huish Episcopi

Built-Up Area: Langport

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

HUISH EPISCOPI CP THE HILL (North side)
ST4226
LANGPORT
11/70 The Old School House, and the
- Beeches
GV II

Former teachers' houses to National School. 1827. Local lias stone rubble, Ham stone dressings; plain clay tile roof
with bracketted eaves and highly ornamented bargeboards to gable overhangs; brick chimney stacks. Two storeys. East
elevation - Old School House - of 3 bays with single- storey extension to north; bay 2 projects and is gabled.
Chamfered mullioned 2-light windows with 4-centre arched lights, framing cast iron lattice casements under square
labels, the upper windows to outer bays have ornamental gablets over; pointed-arched single-light windows upper bay 2
over shaped door, part glazed, in moulded cambered arched doorway with square label. West elevation - The Beeches -
also 3 bays; bay 1 projects, with ornamental gable, 3-light mullioned window below and 2-light above: single light
upper bay 2, tucked under eaves, and below moulded cambered archway with pair part-glazed shaped doors under lean-to
porch hood of timber with Welsh slate. Two bay street elevation to catch, of which bay 2 projects. Interiors not seen.
Seemingly unspoilt examples of later cottage ornee style. The school was located nearby; it opened in 1827, closed
circa 1876 and was demolished by 1903. (VCH, Vol III, 1974).


Listing NGR: ST4240726732

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