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The Old School House

A Grade II Listed Building in Acton Burnell, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6137 / 52°36'49"N

Longitude: -2.6954 / 2°41'43"W

OS Eastings: 353014

OS Northings: 302000

OS Grid: SJ530020

Mapcode National: GBR BL.8K3G

Mapcode Global: WH8C7.KKQL

Entry Name: The Old School House

Listing Date: 14 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307746

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259666

Location: Acton Burnell, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Acton Burnell

Built-Up Area: Acton Burnell

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Acton Burnell

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

ACTON BURNELL C.P. ACTON BURNELL
SJ 50 SW
6/14 The Old School House
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GV II
Shown on O.S. map as school.
School, now house. 1815 with additions of circa 1845. Rendered and
lined as ashlar, probably over coursed sandstone rubble; hipped slate
roof. Gothick style. One storey. High plinth, projecting end piers,
external brick end stack to left and brick ridge stack to rear wing.
1:4 bays; 3 windows to right with intersecting Gothick tracery and
raised architraves with impost blocks and keystones, that in centre a
taller C20 wooden replacement with blocked architrave and larger key-
stone; mid-C19 gabled porch projecting at right-angles to left has
cast iron Gothick window to front and segmental-headed boarded door in
right-hand return front with side-light to right and chamfered reveals.
Cast iron Gothick window in right-hand return front of main block.
Mid-C19 one-storey and attic and 2-storey wing at rear. Interior:
roof with arch-braced collar trusses and king posts above. V.C.H.,
Vol. VIII, p.6.

Listing NGR: SJ5301402000

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