THE OLD SCHOOL HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1056578
Date first listed:
07-Feb-1986
Statutory Address:
THE OLD SCHOOL HOUSE, SILVER STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE OLD SCHOOL HOUSE, SILVER STREET

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

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Muchelney
National Grid Reference:
ST 42896 24419

Details

MUCHELNEY CP SILVER STREET (North side) ST42SW LOWER MUCHELNEY 8/232 The Old School House - GV II

Former village school, now house. 1871-2, extended 1878 and 1883. Local lias stone cut and squared, Ham stone dressings; plain clay tile roof between coped gables with finials, saw-tooth ridge tiles; stone chimney stacks. A scholarly essay on the Priest's House (q.v). 'L'-plan, single-storey with attic, 4-bay east elevation. Bays 1 and 4 have 4-light C15 mullioned windows with square label; bay 2 has a 4-light mullioned and transomed traceried C15 'solar' window with label; to bay 3 a moulded pointed arched doorway with label, boarded door. South gable has bell-turret to south west corner, with a 4-light mullioned and transomed traceried window under square label and relieving arch. westwards extension has catslide roof and later style detail. Interior not seen. Opened early 1872, and built by the Lord of the Manor as the Parochial School, it was closed in l960, and subsequently converted (VCH vol III, l974),

Listing NGR: ST4289624419

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
263298
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Somerset, (1974)

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 25 Oct 1999
Reference: IOE01/00031/13
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