The School House, With Front Boundary Railings

19 Oct 1999
The School House, With Front Boundary Railings, The Green, Long Sutton, South Somerset, Somerset, TA10 9HT
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

LONG SUTTON CP THE GREEN (West side) ST4625 12/157 The School House, with front boundary railings - GV II

Former school, now house. 1840, reshaped 1871. Local lias stone cut and squared, Ham stone dressings; Welsh slate roof between coped gables; brick end chimney stacks. Single storey with attic, 2 bays. Below, 3-light chamfered mullioned windows under square labels; above, pairs of 2-light mullioned windows set under segmental arched heads in slightly projecting gabled dormers, each on 3 corbel blocks, with slit gable vents over: between bays a part-glazed door in plain opening having thin stone lintol. C20 extension to rear. Interior not seen. 3 metres (average) east of house the boundary railings, about 1 metre high, cast iron with spear-head points, and pair of simple matching gates, which add to setting of house. Erected as the village schoolroom in 1840, on the site of a former vicarage, it became the master's house in 1871 when the present school (q.v) was erected opposite. (VCH vol III, 1974).

Listing NGR: ST4687425362


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1876 IOE Records taken by Graham Slocombe; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Graham Slocombe. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Slocombe, Graham

Rights Holder: Slocombe, Graham


Brick, Cast Iron, Ham Hill Stone, Lias, Welsh Slate, Victorian School, Education, Teachers House, Domestic, House, Dwelling