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

Torridge (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SS 52624 12067


MERTON MERTON SS 5212 22/151 Village Hall - GV II

Village hall formerly schoolhouse. Mid C19 extended in later C19. Stone rubble walls. Gable ended slate roof. Brick stack at right gable end of each range. Plan: Long narrow plan only one room deep. The original path is to the left and apparently consisted of 2 schoolrooms each with a separate entrance. Another long room was added at the right-hand end later in the C19. Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4 window front to original range to the left retaining its tall 2-light stone mullion and transom windows with hoodmoulds above. 2 identical porches - one towards each end - with stone Tudor style arched doorways which also have hoodmoulds. Stone coped gable above, terminating in small finial on left-hand porch. In the gable of each is a stone plaque inscribed "C" - possibly representing the Clinton estate. Behind the porches are C20 blockwood doors. The addition at the right-hand end is lower with 3 windows similar to the other part and plank doors to left and right of centre. Interior: not inspected.

Listing NGR: SS5262412067


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

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Date: 09 Mar 2002
Reference: IOE01/06566/22
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr Ann Allen. Source Historic England Archive
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