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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: 1119321



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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Trent

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Jul-1951

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 105738

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TRENT ST 5818-5918 SHERBORNE ROAD (north side) 18/197 Old Schoolhouse 11.7.51 - II Former schoolhouse, now private dwelling. Built 1678 and endowed by John Young. Dressed stone walls. Slate roof with stone gable-copings. Stone stacks with cornices at cable ends and on rear wall. 2 storeys and attics. 5 windows, 3-light ovolo-moulded stone mullions, C20 metal case- ments with rectangular lead lights. Separate returned labels to ground floor. Continuous label to first floor. Front door, right of centre, with ovolo-moulded jambs and depressed-arch in a square head. Label returned high over doorway. Plank and moulded-muntin door, with renewed weatherboard, C17. Short rear wing, rendered and slated with gable-coping. C20 metal casements. Side door, plank. Interior: east gable-wall has open fireplace embrasure with cambered lintel exposed. Over the front doorway was formerly an inscription recording the building and endowing of the school by will of John Young in 1678. (RCHM, Dorset I, p 260(23)).

Listing NGR: ST5980318582

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1974), 260

National Grid Reference: ST 59803 18582


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