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Latitude: 50.9527 / 50°57'9"N
Longitude: -2.5727 / 2°34'21"W
OS Eastings: 359871
OS Northings: 117186
OS Grid: ST598171
Mapcode National: GBR MR.NB1L
Mapcode Global: FRA 56HL.HJM
Entry Name: The Old School
Listing Date: 11 July 1951
Last Amended: 2 June 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1119354
English Heritage Legacy ID: 105611
Location: Nether Compton, West Dorset, Dorset, DT9
District: West Dorset
Civil Parish: Nether Compton
Built-Up Area: Nether Compton
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Over Compton and Nether Compton St Michael
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
ST 5917 NETHER COMPTON VILLAGE
13/69 The Old School (formerly
listed as School)
Former Schoolmaster's House and National School, now private dwelling
and studio. Dated Nether and Over Compton National School 1843, on
shield over entrance. Ashlar stone walls. Slate roof with gable ends
and stone gable-copings. Rendered stack at right hand gable of School-
master's House, and octagonal stack at right hand end. The house: 2 storeys,
2 windows, 3-light straight-chamfered stone mullions. Iron casements with
lead lights. Door at left ground, with separate label over. Plank door,
C20. Former school-room, one storey with crenellated parapet, 3 windows.
3-light mullion-and-transom windows with trefoil-cusped heads and moulded
jambs. The porch entrance, left of centre, has diagonal buttresses, stone
gable-coping with moulded kneelers and a cross over. Doorway has a Tudor-
arch in a square head, with trefoiled spandrels. Label with head-stops.
Plank door. (RCHM, Dorset I, p 102(5)).
Listing NGR: ST5986117192
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