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School House the Old School

A Grade II Listed Building in Horbling, Lincolnshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9026 / 52°54'9"N

Longitude: -0.3391 / 0°20'20"W

OS Eastings: 511809

OS Northings: 335196

OS Grid: TF118351

Mapcode National: GBR GTC.529

Mapcode Global: WHGKT.R9QN

Entry Name: School House the Old School

Listing Date: 22 January 1987

Last Amended: 9 April 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1360138

English Heritage Legacy ID: 194347

Location: Horbling, South Kesteven, Lincolnshire, NG34

County: Lincolnshire

District: South Kesteven

Civil Parish: Horbling

Built-Up Area: Horbling

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Horbling St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text

In the entry for:
HORBLING HIGH STREET
TF 13 NW
(west side)
1/133 Old School and
Schoolmaster's House
GV II

The address and the description shall be amended to read:

TF 13 NW HORBLING HIGH STREET
1815-1/133 No 1
The Old School
GV II

School with attached Schoolmaster's house. Dated 1845; enlarged 1892.
Red brick with limestone ashlar dressings, slate roof. 1 storey and
attic; 1:3:1 bay front, the outer bays gabled and set forward;
additional range to rear and later wing to right return. In Tudor
Gothic Revival style: ashlar plinth and quoins; chamfered, mullioned
windows with hoodmoulds. School House (2 Spring Lane) occupies bays
1-3. Main doorway to bay 2 has moulded Tudor-arched surround with
hoodmould and part-glazed, panelled door. Original margin-glazed and
latticed iron casements: bay 1 with 3-light beneath 2-light window;
bay 3 with canted, 1:2:1 light bay window with ashlar roof; above is
a sundial and a gabled dormer with 2-light window under cornice and
dated shield. The Old School (1 High Street) occupies bays 4 and 5 and
the wing on right return. Doorway to bay 4 matches that of house but
has narrow-panelled door. Bay 5 with transomed 3-light window beneath
gable slit. Wing set back on right has Tudor-arched doorway on left
of cross-window. Each gable has kneelers with gablets, ashlar copings
and finials. Twin-flue stacks to left end and to right of bay 2:
quoined plinths and octagonal shafts with annulets and cornices. Right
return: gable of wing has transomed, 3-light window and finial set on
a corbel carved as a man with open book. Two single-flue stacks and
lean-to on right.

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HORBLING HIGH STREET
TF 13 NW
(west side)
1/133 Old School and
Schoolmaster's House
G.V. II

School with attached schoolteacher's house,now 2 houses. 1851,
enlarged 1892. Red brick, limestone ashlar dressings. Slate
roofs with steeply pitched stone coped gables with kneelers and
finials. Moulded brick eaves; single gable and ridge stacks and
single stack to rear, all with tall polygonal ashlar shafts. 2
storey, 5 bay front with ashlar dressed plinth and quoins.
Projecting gabled bay to left with 3 light ashlar dressed mullion
window with moulded cornice. Doorway to right with four centred
head, moulded cornice, ashlar dressed doorcase and partially
glazed door. Canted ashlar dressed window to right with central
2 light mullion window flanked by single lights. Rectangular
sundial above. Doorway beyond with four-centred head, moulded
cornice, ashlar dressed doorcase and panelled door. Large
schoolroom 3 light mullion, ashlar dressed window to right with
transom and moulded cornice. Slit light above. 2 light ashlar
dressed mullion window above left hand bay, with moulded cornice.
Central gabled dormer with 2 light mullion window, with moulded
cornice, kneelers, finial and shield in gable. East side with 2
cross mullion, ashlar dressed windows with moulded cornices.
East wing of 1892 with ashlar dressed plinth, quoins and moulded
brick eaves. Doorway to left with four centred head, moulded
cornice, ashlar dressed doorcase and plank door. Cross mullioned
ashlar dressed window to right. Steeply pitched gabled east
front with 3 light ashlar dressed mullion schoolroom window with
transom and moulded cornice. Slit light above. Ashlar finial
supported by corbel of a man with a book.


Listing NGR: TF1180935196

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