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Latitude: 50.8956 / 50°53'44"N
Longitude: -2.5809 / 2°34'51"W
OS Eastings: 359243
OS Northings: 110839
OS Grid: ST592108
Mapcode National: GBR MR.RV8C
Mapcode Global: FRA 56HQ.SFL
Entry Name: Boyle's Old School
Listing Date: 11 July 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1323972
English Heritage Legacy ID: 106155
Location: Yetminster, West Dorset, Dorset, DT9
District: West Dorset
Civil Parish: Yetminster
Built-Up Area: Yetminster
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Yetminster and Hilfield
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
ST 5910 HIGH STREET
11/138 Boyle's Old School
Former school, now part used as photographic studio. Founded by Robert
Boyle in 1691 and built 1697. Rubble stone walls, tiled roof with coped
gables, one brick and one plastered end stack. L-shaped plan with rear wing.
Main range 2 storeys, rear wing single-storey. On street front - blocked
doorway with 4-centred arch. Stone panel above this with moulded surround.
Ground floor has 2 tall stone mullioned and transome windows under hoodmoulds,
with casements with centre horizontal bar. First floor has 3 stone mullioned
windows under hoodmoulds with similar casements. Entrance in right end wall,
in C20 flat roofed porch. Rear wing has slate roof and one ashlar stack.
2 mullioned and transomed windows with casements with centre horizontal bar.
Note. The left-hand section of the ground floor of the front range, and all
the first floor, are now occupied as part of School House (q.v.) (RCHM Monument
12 Dorset. Vol. I.)
Listing NGR: ST5924310839
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