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Boyle's Old School

A Grade II Listed Building in Yetminster, Dorset

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323972

English Heritage Legacy ID: 106155

Location: Yetminster, West Dorset, Dorset, DT9

County: Dorset

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

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Listing Text

YETMINSTER
ST 5910 HIGH STREET
(North side)
11/138 Boyle's Old School
11.7.51
GV II

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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