MAYNARD SCHOOL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1105484
Date first listed:
21-Mar-1967
Statutory Address:
MAYNARD SCHOOL, STATION ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
MAYNARD SCHOOL, STATION ROAD

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

County:
Devon
District:
West Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Bere Ferrers
National Grid Reference:
SX 44375 66972

Details

BERE FERRERS STATION ROAD, (Bere Alston) SX 46 NW 2/25 Maynard School (Bere Alston County Primary) 21.3.67

- II

School. Dated 1665, considerably altered and extended in C19. Rendered rubble walls with chamfered plinth. Gable ended asbestos slate roof with decorative ridge tiles. Plan originally probably comprised 2 large school rooms, either side of an entrance passage, the left-hand room ran back at right angles. It is not clear whether the original building incorporated accommodation for the schoolmaster or pupils. Adjoin- ing rear wing which may be original as a thin brick wall divides it from the C19 rear wing to its right. One storey with inserted attic. Asymmetrical 3 window front with a projecting gable to left which has tall 4-light chamfered granite mullion window with arched heads and square hoodmould. To its right is segmental headed granite doorway with roll moulding and scroll stops, carved leaf design to spandrels and flower motif to labels of hoodmould. Date stone of 1665 above. Probably C19 ribbed plank door. To its right are 2 3-light granite mullion windows, chamfered and square-headed with hoodmoulds. At rear of this section is smaller similar 2 light window without hoodmould re-used in an outshut. At right gable end is similar window to that at front of bay. 2 gabled rear wings have C19 casements of 4 and 2 lights with reproduction hoodmoulds and there are similar windows along the left-hand side of the building. No original features visible internally. This building was founded as a charity school for 8 pupils by Sir John Maynard who was Lord of the manor 1646 until his death in 1690. It is the oldest known purpose- built school building in Devon. Source: present Headmaster of school.

Listing NGR: SX4437566972

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
92614
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 05 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/05088/04
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Brian Richards. Source Historic England Archive
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