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THE OLD SCHOOL HOUSE, AND THE BEECHES

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: THE OLD SCHOOL HOUSE, AND THE BEECHES

List entry Number: 1056635

Location

THE OLD SCHOOL HOUSE, AND THE BEECHES, THE HILL

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Huish Episcopi

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 07-Feb-1986

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 263131

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

HUISH EPISCOPI CP THE HILL (North side) ST4226 LANGPORT 11/70 The Old School House, and the - Beeches GV II

Former teachers' houses to National School. 1827. Local lias stone rubble, Ham stone dressings; plain clay tile roof with bracketted eaves and highly ornamented bargeboards to gable overhangs; brick chimney stacks. Two storeys. East elevation - Old School House - of 3 bays with single- storey extension to north; bay 2 projects and is gabled. Chamfered mullioned 2-light windows with 4-centre arched lights, framing cast iron lattice casements under square labels, the upper windows to outer bays have ornamental gablets over; pointed-arched single-light windows upper bay 2 over shaped door, part glazed, in moulded cambered arched doorway with square label. West elevation - The Beeches - also 3 bays; bay 1 projects, with ornamental gable, 3-light mullioned window below and 2-light above: single light upper bay 2, tucked under eaves, and below moulded cambered archway with pair part-glazed shaped doors under lean-to porch hood of timber with Welsh slate. Two bay street elevation to catch, of which bay 2 projects. Interiors not seen. Seemingly unspoilt examples of later cottage ornee style. The school was located nearby; it opened in 1827, closed circa 1876 and was demolished by 1903. (VCH, Vol III, 1974).

Listing NGR: ST4240726732

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: ST 42409 26734

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