Melplash School

Date:
13 Oct 1999
Location:
Melplash School, Netherbury, West Dorset, Dorset, DT6 3UH
Reference:
IOE01/00009/37
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

SY 49 NE NETHERBURY MELPLASH

7/139 Melplash School

GV II

Former School, now converted to house. 1849. Rubble stone walls and ashlar dressings. Steep slate roofs. Stone gable-copings with roll- moulded tops. Level kneelers with ogee-moulded soffits. Modillion eaves cornice. Cross-wing to road. One and 1 storeys. Side range of 4-5 windows, 2-light cross-transomed ovolo-mullions with straight label over. Front wall to road has a projecting half-dormer carried down to the ground. Dormer window of 3-lights stepped up at the centre, with label likewise. Stone tablet with 'Melplash School'.

Porch doorway on side wall, moulded jambs and a 4-centred head with returned label over. 2-leaf plank-and-muntin door, C19. West wall has a large 5-light mullion-and-transom window with returned label over. Interior: Hammer-beam roof to school-room with arch-braces to collar and queen-struts over.

Listing NGR: SY4845097566

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Venton-Prentice_Ken IOE Records for Venton-Prentice, Ken; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr Ken Venton-Prentice. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Venton-Prentice, Ken

Rights Holder: Venton-Prentice, Ken

Keywords

Ashlar, Rubble, Slate, Stone, Victorian School, Education, House, Monument <By Form>, Domestic, Dwelling