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West Devon (District Authority)
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SS 54128 04209


HATHERLEIGH SOUTH STREET, (south side), SS 5404 Hatherleigh 11/77 Hatherleigh County Primary - School GV II

School. 1875. Sandstone rubble walls. Gable ended slate roof. Rubble lateral stack at side of right-hand wing, octagonal stone ashlar stack at end of belfry gable. Plan: school has 4 main rooms - one at either end projecting slightly and 2 at the centre which may originally have been one. Attached at the right-hand end is the schoolmaster's house with an entrance hall connecting the two. C20 additions have been built at the rear. Exterior: school to left is one storey. It has symmetrical front with projecting gable at either end and central projecting gabled belfry. Each of the end gables has a 5-light mullion window the central 3 lights have arched heads. Small trefoils in the gables above. Immediately to the inside of each of the gables is a 2-light stone mullion window. To either side of the belfry is a 2-light mullion with 4- centred heads. The belfry has a gabled roof overhanging the bell with a large quatrefoil panel below. Underneath that is a stone inscribed "Board Schools 1875". Recessed from the right-hand end is the entrance with wide C20 plank doors. 2-light mullion to its left and similar window above under a gable with a small gable to the right over a single light window. The 2-storey school house projects with a canted 4-light bay window on the ground floor and 2-light casement above. Interior not inspected. This school retains an unaltered facade and occupies a prominent elevated position at the entrance to the town.

Listing NGR: SS5412804221


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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: 02 Oct 2003
Reference: IOE01/11163/28
Rights: Copyright IoE Norman Wigg. Source Historic England Archive
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