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The Old School House

A Grade II Listed Building in Troston, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3156 / 52°18'56"N

Longitude: 0.7817 / 0°46'54"E

OS Eastings: 589703

OS Northings: 272249

OS Grid: TL897722

Mapcode National: GBR RFG.SJX

Mapcode Global: VHKCZ.H2M6

Plus Code: 9F428Q8J+6M

Entry Name: The Old School House

Listing Date: 27 April 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1031211

English Heritage Legacy ID: 284257

Location: Troston, West Suffolk, Suffolk, IP31

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Troston

Built-Up Area: Troston

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Troston St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Former school house. Built in 1873, at the expense of Robert Emlyn Lofft of
Troston Hall, in a Gothic style to match the adjacent village school. Single
storey: half-H plan, with 2 wings north and south extending to the rear, and
projecting slightly in front. Brick: 4 courses of red bricks alternating with
one course of black-faced bricks, all with moulded faces: plain black-faced
bricks to rusticated quoins and window surrounds: high brick copings to gables.
Plaintiled roofs, with bands of fishscale tiles, and fluted ridge tiles. 3
internal chimney-stacks: 2 to front range each have one shaft of moulded brick
with a plain shaft behind it. The front has 2 2-light casement windows in
rectangular surrounds of chamfered brick, with a small circular window in the
gable above: both circular windows and the north casement window have been
blocked with flush panels of random knapped flint. There are also flint panels
on each side of the central doorway, which contains a C20 half-glazed door,
flanked by 2 small windows.

Listing NGR: TL8970372249

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