Old School House And Forecourt Wall / Village School

14 Oct 1999
Old School House And Forecourt Wall, Lullington, Mendip, Somerset, BA11 2PG
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Village School, Lullington, Mendip, Somerset, BA11 2PG
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

ST75SE LULLINGTON CP 4/182 Old School House and forecourt wall (previously listed as Village School)



Former village school, now dwelling. 1862 by T. H. Wyatt. Coursed rubble, dressed flush quoins, coped verges, rubble and dressed stone stack with moulded cap, coped verges and 2 gables with coping to frontage. Asymmetrical, Gothic Revival. Two storey frontage, 2:1:1:1 bays; to left 2 tall 2-light moulded stone mullioned and transomed windows, each light with a trefoiled head, separated by a buttress with an offset. Next bay in a projecting wing, single 5 light mullioned window with 2 transom bars, each light with a Caernarvon head, a stopped label over with a relieving arch above. To right end a smaller gable, 3 light mullioned window on ground floor, each light with a trefoil head, similar 2 light opening to first floor, both under stopped labels. Glazing bars forming diamond shaped panes to all window openings. Door opening in pent roofed porch between projecting wings, in a conforming style, vertical plank door, ornate strap hinges and latch ring. Plain stone bands across frontage at transom, sill and head level. A large clock inset in face of left gable, to ridge a gabled stone bellcote with bell. Forecourt wall extending 35 metres to right and 30 metres to left of central rubble gate piers with dressed caps terminating in a similar pier to each end; further rubble wall extending 15 metres to left of left pier, ending a further similar pier. Paired C20 slatted gates; flight of 9 dressed stone steps running up to door opening.

Listing NGR: ST7848051886


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0370 IOE Records taken by Robert O Caudwell; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Robert O. Caudwell. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Caudwell, Robert O.

Rights Holder: Caudwell, Robert O.


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