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Winsham County Primary School

A Grade II Listed Building in Winsham, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.8529 / 50°51'10"N

Longitude: -2.8898 / 2°53'23"W

OS Eastings: 337462

OS Northings: 106313

OS Grid: ST374063

Mapcode National: GBR MB.VFPX

Mapcode Global: FRA 46VV.609

Entry Name: Winsham County Primary School

Listing Date: 30 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366436

English Heritage Legacy ID: 262221

Location: Winsham, South Somerset, Somerset, TA20

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Winsham

Built-Up Area: Winsham

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Winsham

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text


4/97 Winsham County Primary School

Village school with schoolhouse. Dated 1850, with some modifications. Local stone roughly squared with Ham stone
ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof between stepped coped gables; brick chimney stacks. 'H'-plan; single-storey school
and 2-storey house. South elevation to Pooles Lane has 4 bays, with wide lancet windows under labels, having inserted
small-pane casements: between bays 2/3 a projecting gabled porch with cross finial and pointed-arched doorway with
label, and set into gable an incised stone inscribed 'AD 1850", above which is a small stone tabernacle with boarded
sites containing the school bell. Pairs of later windows in the west and east end gables; the east elevation to Church
Street then extends northwards with a 3-unit plain window, a segmental pointed-arched doorway and another lancet
window: then the 3-bay school house, of which bay 3 is a north crosswing: trefoil-arched 3-light mullioned and
transomed windows under segmental-pointed relieving arches to lower bays 1 and 3, with 2-light mullioned and transomed
windows above, that to bay 1 set in a gabled dormer; a simpler window under the eaves to upper bay, 2, below which is a
segmental pointed-arched doorwa. Interiors not inspected.

Listing NGR: ST3746206313

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