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THE OLD SCHOOL, AND BOUNDARY RAILINGS TO NORTH AND WEST

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, AND BOUNDARY RAILINGS TO NORTH AND WEST

List entry Number: 1057077

Location

THE OLD SCHOOL, AND BOUNDARY RAILINGS TO NORTH AND WEST, CHURCH STREET

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Donyatt

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Oct-1987

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 263932

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

DONYATT CP CHURCH STREET (South side) ST31SW 4/49 The Old School, and boundary railings to north and west -

GV II

Former school, now private house. Dated 1871. Ham stone cut and squared, ashlar dressings; plain clay tiled roof with fish-scale bands and ornamental ridge tiles, gabled with bargeboards and spike finials; stone chimney stack. 'T'-plan; single storey, north elevation of 4 bays, of which bay 4 is the projecting end gable of a western crosswing. Plinth; chamfer- mullioned windows of 3 lights, with shoulder-arched lights bays 1 and 2, and trefoil cusped to bay 4, this last set under relieving arch into the tall gable, with a trefoil vent over; to bay 3 a matching pitched roof porch with chamfered pointed outer and inner arches, boarded door inside, datestone in gable. West elevation of 3 bays to match, the outer bays having single cusped lancets, bay 2 a projecting lower gable with 2-light plate-traceried window with label and rectangular vent over. C20 extension to rear. Interior not seen, but apparently little altered. About 4 metres from building, to both north and west, a low stone wall with angled coping and piers at about 3 metre intervals, and 2 rows square section iron rods set diagonally, with Gothic style cast iron intermediate posts; corner curved, with a recess in which stands the remains of a C19 water hydrant; gateway opposite porch on north side, gate missing; the whole adding to the setting of the building, and to the streetscene at a prominent point in the centre of the village.

Listing NGR: ST3389614012

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National Grid Reference: ST 33896 14012

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