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The Old School House, Forecourt Wall, Gate Piers and Gates

A Grade II Listed Building in Kilmersdon, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2714 / 51°16'17"N

Longitude: -2.4379 / 2°26'16"W

OS Eastings: 369546

OS Northings: 152562

OS Grid: ST695525

Mapcode National: GBR MY.0259

Mapcode Global: VH89P.P9JP

Entry Name: The Old School House, Forecourt Wall, Gate Piers and Gates

Listing Date: 11 March 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1177347

English Heritage Legacy ID: 267915

Location: Kilmersdon, Mendip, Somerset, BA3

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Kilmersdon

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

11/132 The Old School House, forecourt
wall, gate piers and gates
- II

Charity School, now house. Incised slate tablet over door:- "This Charity School Was Erected Anno Domini 1707". Coursed
and squared rubble, some remains of render, emphasised dressed alternating quoins, slate roof, coped verges, brick
stacks. Symmetrical frontage. Two storeys and attic, 5 bays, 2- light moulded stone-mullioned windows; to ground floor
each light with a casement; to first floor each light with an iron casement with leaded lights except one light with a
casement as on ground floor, 2 windows blocked; attic in large central gabled dormer with coping, 2-light stone
mullioned window with leaded lights; continuous strings over window heads. Central door opening in chamfered freestone
surround, ground floor string raised up to form dripmould, emphasised key, panelled door, above tablet and cartouche
with helmet and crest. Single storey 2-bay outshut to left side, corrugated-iron sheeting roof, brick stack; 2-light
stone-mullioned windows, predominantly leaded lights. Stone-walled paved forecourt; central ashlar gate piers with
moulded caps and ball finials, paired wrought and cast-iron gates. Interior with C19 staircase in early C18 style.
Adjoining house to right is not of special interest.

Listing NGR: ST6954552564

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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