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Latitude: 51.5441 / 51°32'38"N
Longitude: -2.2328 / 2°13'57"W
OS Eastings: 383954
OS Northings: 182824
OS Grid: ST839828
Mapcode National: GBR 1Q2.0BN
Mapcode Global: VH95X.7GZ4
Entry Name: The Old School House
Listing Date: 29 February 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1283264
English Heritage Legacy ID: 316012
Location: Luckington, Wiltshire, SN14
Civil Parish: Luckington
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: Sherston Magna, Easton Grey, Luckington and Alderton
Church of England Diocese: Bristol
ST 88 SW (east side)
2/199 The Old School House
School-house, now house, 1844-5 by J. Thomson for J. Neeld of
Grittleton, rubble stone with stone slate eaves roofs, originally
singe storey schoolroom with picturesque three-stage pyramid-roofed
south entrance tower, now inserted floor and C20 fenestration.
Tower has raised bands, ground floor reused medieval double-ogee
moulded pointed doorway with C15 plank door, second stage lancet,
possible also re-used and bell attached to top stage. Schoolroom
has raised band and saddlestones at gable ends, but fenestration of
projected timber oriels on brackets appears all C20 or renewed.
Five-light west side window, breaking band, with hipped stone slate
hood over, 3-light to each floor at north end, 3-light to upper
floor at south end. Rear wing formerly with reused medieval
window, now C20 mullion window. Re-used medieval stonework came
from the church at Alderton.
(J. Thomson History of the Church and Village of Alderton 1845
Listing NGR: ST8395482824
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