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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.


List entry Number: 1106627



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

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Silverton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Jun-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 95443

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SILVERTON NEWCOURT ROAD (west side) SS 90 SE Silverton 7/258 British Legion Hall - GV II British Legion hall, formerly a charity school. 1734, but much altered and enlarged. Random rubble volcanic trap. Hipped, half-hipped and gabled end roofs. 2 single storeyed schoolroom blocks. Front: (to Newcourt Road): left hand block, with two 2-light casement windows to first floor, blocked door below. The joint between this block and the gable end of the other now occupied by a brick chimney. Gable end of older block with 4-light window with transom set below a plaque recording the date of the foundation of the charity school by John Richards. Exeter Road front, with 2-windows of 4-lights with transom, and 1 of 2 under a damaged hood mould. The 4-light windows occupy very shallow recesses. Axial bellcote, lacking bell. Later accretions to rear. Included for group value, the school is built on an important central position in the village.

Listing NGR: SS9552902856

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National Grid Reference: SS 95529 02856


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