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Old School House and Former School

A Grade II Listed Building in Marston Moretaine, Central Bedfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0615 / 52°3'41"N

Longitude: -0.5506 / 0°33'2"W

OS Eastings: 499460

OS Northings: 241337

OS Grid: SP994413

Mapcode National: GBR F1H.RLB

Mapcode Global: VHFQL.DGR0

Entry Name: Old School House and Former School

Listing Date: 19 September 1980

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1157951

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38348

Location: Marston Moretaine, Central Bedfordshire, MK43

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Marston Moretaine

Built-Up Area: Marston Moretaine

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Marston Morteyne

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

MARSTON MORETAINE BEDFORD ROAD
SP 94 SE
SP 9841
3/51 Old School House and
former School
19.9.80
- II

Former National School and Schoolhouse, now in commercial and domestic use.
Dateplaque: "Marston and Lidlington School. 1847" and inscription: "Fear God"
By J.T. Wing of Bedford. Red and yellow chequered brick. Slate roofs.
Consists of single-storeyed L-plan school, with 2-storeyed schoolhouse block
set at right angles at SW end. School: central 4-light window in slightly
projecting bay surmounted by small gable. This is flanked by 2 3-light
windows, again in slightly projecting bays. All 3 have timber mullions and
transoms and cast iron honeycomb glazing, and are under gauged brick flat
heads. Rear elevation has one similar window. Rear wing has plain windows
has one similar window. Rear wing has plain windows. Schoolhouse: gable to
road. Full height central projecting bay with moulded stone cornice between
floors. Ground floor has mullion and transom window, first floor has 2-light
mullioned window, and transom window, first floor has 2-light mullioned
window, both with same honeycomb glazing as school. SW elevation has 2
similar style windows and 3 blind windows. Central multiple ridge stack of
brick. All roofs have deep eaves and verges.

Listing NGR: SP9946041337

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