THE OLD SCHOOL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1108231
Date first listed:
26-Apr-1993
Statutory Address:
THE OLD SCHOOL

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE OLD SCHOOL

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

County:
Devon
District:
South Hams (District Authority)
Parish:
Harberton
National Grid Reference:
SX 78406 56210

Details

HARBERTON 5X7856-5X7956 15/429 HARBERTONFORD The Old School

GV II

School, converted to house. 1848 and with extensions added in 1881, converted into house circa mid to late C20. Slate rubble with granite dressings. Steeply pitched Welsh slate roof with stone coping to gable ends with kneelers. Granite quoins. Tudor style. Plan: Consists of main school room with entrance porch at left (north west) end and with 1881 wings at opposite south east and at rear (north east). Exterior: storey with later attic floor inserted. Symmetrical south west front to main range. Projecting gabled tower at centre with tall single light stair window with chamfered granit frame with 4-centred head and hoodmould; clock in gable above. Large 5-light granite window either side with 4-centred headed lights and hoodmould, the mullions replaced with concrete replacements. Left hand (north west) gable end has single storey gabled porch with chamfered 4-centred headed granite doorway with hoodmould. Later first floor windows flanking above with concrete hoodmoulds and ventilation lancet in gable with pointed head and slate louvres; gable apex has ashlar base of former bellcote. At opposite south east end a wing added in 1881, slightly set back to right of south west front with similar 3-light window probably reused from original south east gable end. Also added in 1881 rear (north east) wing has 3-light window with 4-centred headed lights. Interior not inspected. Note: Erected in 1848 by vicar of Harberton, Chancellor Martin, who added the School House (qv). Source: Kelly's Directory 1897.

Listing NGR: SX7840656210

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
101333
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Kellys Directory' in Devonshire, (1897)

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: 06 Jul 2002
Reference: IOE01/07543/20
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