FORMER CHURCH SCHOOL AND HEADMASTER'S HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1056430

Date first listed: 29-Aug-1984

Statutory Address: FORMER CHURCH SCHOOL AND HEADMASTER'S HOUSE, PLOX

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: FORMER CHURCH SCHOOL AND HEADMASTER'S HOUSE, PLOX

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset (District Authority)

Parish: Bruton

National Grid Reference: ST 68361 34721

Summary

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 261618

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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