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The Old School

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Paul Malmesbury Without, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.5485 / 51°32'54"N

Longitude: -2.097 / 2°5'49"W

OS Eastings: 393369

OS Northings: 183297

OS Grid: ST933832

Mapcode National: GBR 2RC.YFD

Mapcode Global: VH95Z.LBRR

Plus Code: 9C3VGWX3+C5

Entry Name: The Old School

Listing Date: 16 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1022280

English Heritage Legacy ID: 315801

ID on this website: 101022280

Location: Rodbourne, Wiltshire, SN16

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: St. Paul Malmesbury Without

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Corston and Rodbourne

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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WITHOUT (south side)

8/175 The Old School


Former village school, now house and sculptor's studio. 1851 with
1893 and later additions and alterations. Squared and coursed
rubble with brick and stone dressings and stone slate roof to main
range, brick to later rear addition and double Roman tile roof to
rear C20 south-east addition. Long 4-bay range parallel to road
with rear and north-east additions. North-west front with 3
cambered-arched windows: timber cross-mullion fenestration with
leaded octagonal glazing. Timber porch to right has carved
bressumer with oak leaves and acorns and archway with inscription:
THE/LORD'; Tudor-arched plank door with fine Celtic-style hinges
Central lateral brick stack with stone dressings and bricks laid in
herringbone bond. Bell turret to right gable apex with lead
pyramidal cap. South-west wall below turret has leaf carving with
the initials 'RP/CHP/LSW'. The Old School is representative of an
Arts and Crafts embellishment carried out by the Pollen family to
several buildings in Rodbourne.

Listing NGR: ST9336983297

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