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School House

A Grade II Listed Building in Kempsford, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6722 / 51°40'19"N

Longitude: -1.7783 / 1°46'41"W

OS Eastings: 415428

OS Northings: 197065

OS Grid: SU154970

Mapcode National: GBR 4T3.177

Mapcode Global: VHB31.477G

Entry Name: School House

Listing Date: 4 June 1952

Last Amended: 4 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1089456

English Heritage Legacy ID: 128953

Location: Kempsford, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Kempsford

Built-Up Area: Fairford Airfield

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Kempsford with Whelford

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SU 19 NE KEMPSFORD KEMPSFORD VILLAGE
(south side)

8/108 School House
(formerly listed as School)

4.6.52
II

Original school building, converted into headmaster's house, and
now used as additional accommodation for school with library,
resource room etc. 1750, inscription on north wall. Random
coursed rubble stone with alternating flush quoins, stone slate
roof, large brick stack. Squarish range with small gable to road
and gable to east swept down to form catslide roof on north side,
single storey and attic. Scattered fenestration, mainly 2-light
wood casements. Central 6-panel door to east, top 2 panels glazed
with C19 gabled hood on wooden struts. To left of door, round
headed beaded edge stone window with keystone and impost blocks.
Stone inscription plaque between floors on north gable reads:
"Kempsford Charity School/Indowed by Thomas late LD Visct
Weymouth/with an Annual Salary of ten Pounds/Augmented by Thomas
present L Visct/Weymouth with Timber for its Building/the ground
whereon it stands and/Garden Rent free for ever/ Ere(.ted by the
Inhabitants, as a testi/mony of Gratitude for those Benefacti/ons,
as well as to promote useful/Learnings A.D.1750".
Interior has 2 chamfered and stopped beams on ground floor.


Listing NGR: SU1542897065

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