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FORMER CHURCH SCHOOL AND HEADMASTER'S HOUSE

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: FORMER CHURCH SCHOOL AND HEADMASTER'S HOUSE

List entry Number: 1056430

Location

FORMER CHURCH SCHOOL AND HEADMASTER'S HOUSE, PLOX

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bruton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Aug-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 261618

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

BRUTON CP PLOX (North West side) ST6834NW 8/145 Former Church School and Headmaster's House

GV II

Church School, now King's School Carpenters shop. 1856. Local stone rubble with Doulting stone dressings; Welsh slate roof between coped gables; stone chimney stacks. Single storey school, 2 storey house. Street elevation of 2 bays; bay 1 is half gabled with bell turret braced by buttress with offsets on East; 4-centre arch doorway with fine wood gate in Gothic style blind window panel with blank shield over doorway; bay 2 wider, gabled with 4-light pointed arch window with C15 style tracery. East return, onto playground - site of the former National School - has 4 bays; each bay has separate gable, with chimney breast between bays 1 and 2 and buttress between 2 and 3; bay 4 was the house and projects slightly: 2-light curvilinear traceried windows high into gables bays 1 and 2; window to bay 3 similar but smaller with added sidelights, low to left a 4-centre arched doorway; bay 4 has plain cusped paired lancet windows. Interiors not seen. Building is important in street scene. (Couzens P, Bruton in Selwood, Abbey Press, Sherborne, 1972).

Listing NGR: ST6836134721

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Couzens, P, Bruton in Selwood, (1972)

National Grid Reference: ST 68361 34721

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