ST BARTHOLOMEW'S CHURCH OF ENGLAND SCHOOL AND ATTACHED WALLS AND RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1203024
Date first listed:
06-Dec-1993
Statutory Address:
ST BARTHOLOMEW'S CHURCH OF ENGLAND SCHOOL AND ATTACHED WALLS AND RAILINGS, BARN STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
ST BARTHOLOMEW'S CHURCH OF ENGLAND SCHOOL AND ATTACHED WALLS AND RAILINGS, BARN STREET

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

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Crewkerne
National Grid Reference:
ST 43894 09581

Details

CREWKERNE

ST4309 BARN STREET 876-1/6/20 (South side) St Bartholemew's Church of England School & attached walls & railings

II

School. Founded as a National School in 1847, with late C19 alterations and additions. MATERIALS: Ham Hill stone ashlar, slate roof with stone copings to gable ends and reconstructed stone stack to right gable end. PLAN: L-shaped plan. EXTERIOR: single storey; symmetrical 4-window range. A raised parapet above the gable of the central projecting porch supports a rebuilt gabled belfry; planked double doors are set in a Tudor arch with foliate spandrels and shield stops. Tall 3-light mullioned windows with transoms toward the top, one pane above and 3 below, are under a continuous labelmould. Diagonal buttresses to the corners. A carved scroll above the porch has the inscription " Crewkerne National School, erected 1847". The rear wing to the left four 3-light stone mullioned and transomed windows with cast-iron glazing bars. INTERIOR: The hall to the right has painted stone corbels supporting chamfered arch braces to a roof structure obscured by a suspended ceiling which has large wooden pendants projecting through it. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: A rubblestone plinth with Ham Hill stone coping steps uphill into Barn Street and attaches to the right hand buttress; it supports spearhead railings with scroll supports and double gates to the centre with long/short railings. (Victoria County History: Somerset: Oxford: 1978-: P.9).

Listing NGR: ST4389409581

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
390299
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Somerset, (1978), 9

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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