THE OLD SCHOOL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1357416

Date first listed: 28-Apr-1987

Statutory Address: THE OLD SCHOOL, CHURCH STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE OLD SCHOOL, CHURCH STREET

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset (District Authority)

Parish: Martock

National Grid Reference: ST 46185 19129

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

The Old School, Church Street. 12/193 9/193

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The Old School, Church Street. 12/193 9/193

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12/193 The Old School

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GV II

Former National School, now assembly hall. Dated 1846. Ham stone ashlar; Welsh slate roof between coped gables, behind a parapet on front elevation; stone and brick chimney stacks. Single storey, 5 bays. Plinth, eaves course, open quatrefoil-work parapet, bay buttresses, offset on corners; 3-light cinquefoil cusped windows with transomes and flat arched heads under labels with deep drops, mostly diamond-leaded, to bays 1, 2, 4 and 5: bay 3 is a gabled projection with angled corner buttresses and pointed arched doorway set under deep square label, the spandrils elaborately carved with foilage; pierced stonework vent in gable, under a pinnacle finial; set over doorway a square panel with the inscription "Glory to God in the Highest/Martock National School House/ erected by public and private contributions/AD 1846/Jesus said suffer the little children to come unto me". Interior not seen. The building was in use as a school until a new school was opened in 1975. (VCH, Vol III, 1974).



Listing NGR: ST4618519129

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 422283

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Somerset, (1974)

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