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MERRIOTT FIRST SCHOOL

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: MERRIOTT FIRST SCHOOL

List entry Number: 1056111

Location

MERRIOTT FIRST SCHOOL, CHURCH STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Merriott

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Dec-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 262371

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

ST4412 MERRIOTT CP CHURCH STREET (South side)

9/121 Merriott First School

GV II

School. 1876, extended c1900. Ham stone ashlar; plain clay tiled roofs with bands of scallop tiles, between coped gables having gabletted finials, the 1875 portion having wrought-iron finials in addition. Single-storey, double roof plan with projections on east side, High Victorian gothic style. North, roadside, elevation of 3 bays, of which bay 1 is the flank of a projection, and bays 2 and 3 are gabled. 3-light plain mullioned window to bay 1. Bay 2 has a 5-light pointed-arched unmoulded sub-arcuated plate traceried window under pointed-arched label, with a 2-aperture vent in gable. Bay 3 has a segmental-arched double-transomed 3-light window with string over. East elevation also 3 bays. Plain 3-light window bay 1. Bay 2 in form of projecting porch under a catslide roof, with a bell turret on gable. Bay 3, a full gable, has a 3-light plate-traceried window without label. Small extension, set lower, on south side. Interior not seen. Erected as an infants Board school, after the formation of a School Beard in 1875, this school was merged with the Former Sunday School opposite (qv) to form the Merriott First School in 1972. (VCH Somerset, Vol IV, 1978, p 1).

Listing NGR: ST4417612784

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Somerset, (1978), 61

National Grid Reference: ST 44176 12784

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