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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: 1308951



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

County: Devon

District: East Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Dunkeswell

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 16-Mar-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 86578

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DUNKESWELL ABBEY ST 11 SW 1/23 Old School House - GV II House, former school and school house. Circa 1840 - 50. Local stone and flint rubble with Hamstone ashlar quoins and detail; stone rubble stacks topped with C19 brick; slate roof. Plan: the building faces north-east. There is a 2-room plan house to right (north- west). Both rooms have a rear lateral stack. The entrance is to rear. At the left end is the single storey school room broken forward a little from the house. It too has a rear lateral stack and has now been converted to domestic use. House is 2 storeys. Tudor Gothic style. Exterior: the house has a regular 3-window front of Hamstone 2-light windows with segmental headed lights and hoodmoulds. They contain rectangular panes of leaded glass. The right-hand bay is recessed from the main front. The house roof is gable-ended with shaped kneelers, coping and apex finials. The former schoolroom has a central doorway containing its original diagonal plank door behind a gabled porch with segmental headed outer arch. It is flanked by 3-light Hamstone windows similar to those on the house but containing plain glass. The left end contains a large C20 window and the roof above is gable-ended. Interior: not inspected.

Listing NGR: ST1415610699

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National Grid Reference: ST 14156 10699


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