FORMER INFANT SCHOOL SCHOOL HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1108780
Date first listed:
15-Oct-1973
Statutory Address:
FORMER INFANT SCHOOL, ABBEY WALK
Statutory Address:
SCHOOL HOUSE, ABBEY WALK

Map

Ordnance survey map of FORMER INFANT SCHOOL
SCHOOL HOUSE
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Location

Statutory Address:
FORMER INFANT SCHOOL, ABBEY WALK
Statutory Address:
SCHOOL HOUSE, ABBEY WALK

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

County:
Dorset
District:
North Dorset (District Authority)
Parish:
Shaftesbury
National Grid Reference:
ST 86097 22892

Details

1. 1655 ABBEY WALK (North East Side) Former Infant School. School House. ST 8622 2/117 II 2. Early to mid C19, possibly incorporating medieval remains. Former school and adjoining schoolmaster's house. School has 3 bays of 1 storey, and 1 bay extending through 1 storey and attic at South-east end; School House of 2 storeys. Greenish stone. Slate roofs; flanking octagonal stacks with capping to schoolmaster's house. School has large central gabled stone porch with 4-centre arched entrance. To either side, a mullioned window of 2 lights in 2 tiers; windows have been modernized. To right hand again, a further bay with attic storey; one 3-light window with stone mullions. Perpendicular window in North-west end; bell-cote over. School House has 2-light windows. In left hand bay, gabled porch with C14 style window and with entrance in south side.

Listing NGR: ST8609522894

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
101942
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: 09 Aug 2006
Reference: IOE01/15528/07
Rights: Copyright IoE Mrs Gillian Knowles. Source Historic England Archive
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