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THE OLD SCHOOL HOUSE

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.

Name: THE OLD SCHOOL HOUSE

List entry Number: 1135545

Location

THE OLD SCHOOL HOUSE, HEATH COMMON

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

County:

District: Wakefield

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Warmfield cum Heath

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Feb-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 27-Aug-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 342379

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SE 3519 and SE 3520 WARMFIELD-CUM-HEATH HEATH COMMON (east side)

6/74 The Old School 14.2.52 House (formerly listed as "School House")

GV II

Endowed school and attached Master's house, now house. c1660 with alterations c1751 when schoolmaster's house was added. Large well-coursed gritstone, punch-dressed to addition, stone-slate roof. Single-storey school with 2-storey master's cottage. Quoins. School house has 3-bay facade with central doorway with double tie-stone jambs, deep Tudor-arched lintel with chamfered surround. To either side a 3-light double-chamfered mullioned-and-transomed window. Coped gables with kneelers. Set back to right, Master's house has doorway with monolithic lintel to left of window with monolithic lintel and projecting sill with small-paned glazing with smaller window above. Rear: chamfered cross-window to left of 2 sash windows with lintels and projecting sills. Left-hand return, gable-on to the Common, has large 20-pane sash window with raised plain-stone surrounds.

Interior: altered to form dwelling. One pane of glass scratched "Mary Wynn 1751". Three king-post trusses with angle-struts.

Lady Bolles of Heath Old Hall endowed the foundation with £25.12.6 annually for a schoolmaster and usher at 'lately built school in Heath'.



Listing NGR: SE3579520038

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National Grid Reference: SE 35795 20038

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