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

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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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

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Legacy System number: 101942

Legacy System: LBS

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