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Former Infant School school House

A Grade II Listed Building in Shaftesbury, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0053 / 51°0'18"N

Longitude: -2.1995 / 2°11'58"W

OS Eastings: 386097

OS Northings: 122893

OS Grid: ST860228

Mapcode National: GBR 1XH.W5W

Mapcode Global: FRA 668G.BWZ

Entry Name: Former Infant School school House

Listing Date: 15 October 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1108780

English Heritage Legacy ID: 101942

Location: Shaftesbury, North Dorset, Dorset, SP7

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

Civil Parish: Shaftesbury

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Shaftesbury St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

1.
1655 ABBEY WALK
(North East Side)
Former Infant School.
School House.
ST 8622 2/117
II
2.
Early to mid C19, possibly incorporating medieval remains. Former school
and adjoining schoolmaster's house. School has 3 bays of 1 storey, and
1 bay extending through 1 storey and attic at South-east end; School House
of 2 storeys. Greenish stone. Slate roofs; flanking octagonal stacks
with capping to schoolmaster's house. School has large central gabled
stone porch with 4-centre arched entrance. To either side, a mullioned
window of 2 lights in 2 tiers; windows have been modernized. To right
hand again, a further bay with attic storey; one 3-light window with stone
mullions. Perpendicular window in North-west end; bell-cote over. School
House has 2-light windows. In left hand bay, gabled porch with C14 style
window and with entrance in south side.


Listing NGR: ST8609522894

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