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School House

A Grade II Listed Building in Somerton, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0543 / 51°3'15"N

Longitude: -2.7359 / 2°44'9"W

OS Eastings: 348518

OS Northings: 128589

OS Grid: ST485285

Mapcode National: GBR MJ.FYGQ

Mapcode Global: FRA 564B.KXV

Entry Name: School House

Listing Date: 17 April 1959

Last Amended: 30 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1346028

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263040

Location: Somerton, South Somerset, Somerset, TA11

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Somerton

Built-Up Area: Somerton (South Somerset)

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST4828 SOMERTON CP WEST END (North side)

8/232 School House
(Formerly listed as west Street
Infants School and attached house)

17.4.59

GV II

School house and former schoolroom. Mid C19. Local lias stone cut and squared, Ham stone dressings; plain clay tile
roof between coped gables, with ornamental clay tile ridge to schoolroom and bellcote, without bell, on west gable;
stone chimney stacks. House 2 storey, schoolroom single storey; House L-plan of 2 bays east elevation and gable + 1 bay
return, schoolroom 3 bays attached to west gable of house. West Street (North elevation) has hollow chamfer mullioned
windows, with labels; 2 light to lower gable, and 3 light at both levels next bay. Schoolroom has 3 plain chamfered
mullioned and transomed windows; two small steel casements added to house gable. East elevation of house has 3 and a 2
light mullioned window above and mid C20 steel casements below. Entrances on south side, which has timber and tiled
verandah and casement windows to house. Extension of C19 and C20 to west gable of schoolroom. Interiors not seen. House
good example of the traditional style frequenty used by local land owning family, the Pinneys, in Somerton: they built
this school and rebuilt, for instance, the Tudor Cottage, Market Place (qv).


Listing NGR: ST4851828589

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