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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: 1119354



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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Nether Compton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Jul-1951

Date of most recent amendment: 02-Jun-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 105611

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NETHER COMPTON ST 5917 NETHER COMPTON VILLAGE 13/69 The Old School (formerly listed as School) 11.7.51 GV II Former Schoolmaster's House and National School, now private dwelling and studio. Dated Nether and Over Compton National School 1843, on shield over entrance. Ashlar stone walls. Slate roof with gable ends and stone gable-copings. Rendered stack at right hand gable of School- master's House, and octagonal stack at right hand end. The house: 2 storeys, 2 windows, 3-light straight-chamfered stone mullions. Iron casements with lead lights. Door at left ground, with separate label over. Plank door, C20. Former school-room, one storey with crenellated parapet, 3 windows. 3-light mullion-and-transom windows with trefoil-cusped heads and moulded jambs. The porch entrance, left of centre, has diagonal buttresses, stone gable-coping with moulded kneelers and a cross over. Doorway has a Tudor- arch in a square head, with trefoiled spandrels. Label with head-stops. Plank door. (RCHM, Dorset I, p 102(5)).

Listing NGR: ST5986117192

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1974), 102

National Grid Reference: ST 59871 17186


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