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Old School House

A Grade II Listed Building in Astley and Dunley, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3069 / 52°18'24"N

Longitude: -2.3019 / 2°18'6"W

OS Eastings: 379511

OS Northings: 267683

OS Grid: SO795676

Mapcode National: GBR 0CC.6W5

Mapcode Global: VH926.18XW

Entry Name: Old School House

Listing Date: 9 October 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1082712

English Heritage Legacy ID: 152260

Location: Astley and Dunley, Malvern Hills, Worcestershire, DY13

County: Worcestershire

District: Malvern Hills

Civil Parish: Astley and Dunley

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Astley

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

SO 76 NE ASTLEY CP -

3/32 Old School House

9.10.79

- II


Former school, now converted to dwelling. Dated 1743. English bond brick
on sandstone plinth, tiled roof. Modified U-plan. 1 storey and attic with
basement at rear. Central door flanked by 3-light windows all with segmental
heads and all now C20; cogged eaves cornice; 3 hipped C20 dormers; raised verges;
brick chimney at north gable restored in C20. Tablet with oval inscription panel
above doorway reads, "Mrs Mercy Pope/ some time relict/ of Higgons James/ of this
Parish Esqr/ and afterward wife/ to Bromwich Pope Esqr/ was ye charitable/ FOUNDER/
of this School/ MDCCXLII". C19 wash-house complex under hipped roof complete
with pump to rear.


Listing NGR: SO7951167683

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