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The Old School Room

A Grade II Listed Building in Swimbridge, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0526 / 51°3'9"N

Longitude: -3.9684 / 3°58'6"W

OS Eastings: 262129

OS Northings: 129979

OS Grid: SS621299

Mapcode National: GBR KV.FY7L

Mapcode Global: FRA 26KB.RR1

Entry Name: The Old School Room

Listing Date: 18 March 1986

Last Amended: 21 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1317155

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98694

Location: Swimbridge, North Devon, Devon, EX32

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Swimbridge

Built-Up Area: Swimbridge

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Swimbridge St James the Apostle

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 62 NW SWIMBRIDGE SWIMBRIDGE

1615/11/210 The Old Schoolroom

GV II

Former school and possibly church-house, now village hall. Probably C17 with possibly
earlier fabric concealed. Rendered stone rubble. Slate roof with gable ends. Stack at right end, and small truncated front lateral stack. Rectangular on plan with large single room on each floor. 2 storeys with external stone steps to loft plank door at left gable end with slate canopy. 3 window range. C20 2-light casements on the east side. West side has three 2-light casements one on each floor, those to the upper storey have small leaded panes.
Interior: ground floor room has 2 ceiling beams supported on slender engaged timber columns to each side. No access to roof space but feet of 3 straight principal rafters and heavy purlins are partly exposed. The hall abuts into the churchyard.

Listing NGR: SS6212929979

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