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School House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wigginton and Hopwas, Staffordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6442 / 52°38'39"N

Longitude: -1.7367 / 1°44'12"W

OS Eastings: 417909

OS Northings: 305192

OS Grid: SK179051

Mapcode National: GBR 4FB.CQ1

Mapcode Global: WHCGX.9S7S

Entry Name: School House

Listing Date: 29 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1294688

English Heritage Legacy ID: 272839

Location: Wigginton and Hopwas, Lichfield, Staffordshire, B78

County: Staffordshire

District: Lichfield

Civil Parish: Wigginton and Hopwas

Built-Up Area: Hopwas

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Tamworth St Editha

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SK 10 NE WIGGINTON SCHOOL LANE (East side)
Hopwas

4/85 School House
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GV II

Schoolmaster's house. Dated 1717. Red brick with flared brick headers; plain
tile roof; brick end stacks. Aligned north-south facing west. 2 storeys and
gable-lit attic, storey bands, the lower one stepped up over the central door;
3 windows, glazing bar casements with segmental heads, retaining hinges for
former shutters. C20 door with segmental head and rectangular overlight.
Central inscription slab at attic level: 'THIS HOUSE WAS BUILT AT THE/ CHARGE
OF MR THOMAS BARNES/ NATIVE OF THIS PLACE AND A/ CITIZEN OF LONDON IN THE/YEAR
OF OUR LORD 1717. FOR/ THE DWELLING OF A PERSON TO/ TEACH THE CHILDREN OF
THIS/VILLAGE TO READ ENGLISH'. Single-storey lean-to extension to the left;
single-storey extension to the right with C20 casement.


Listing NGR: SK1790905192

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