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The Old School

A Grade II Listed Building in Holt, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.8878 / 52°53'15"N

Longitude: 1.1596 / 1°9'34"E

OS Eastings: 612667

OS Northings: 336933

OS Grid: TG126369

Mapcode National: GBR VBZ.S0Z

Mapcode Global: WHLR2.SPD0

Plus Code: 9F43V5Q5+4V

Entry Name: The Old School

Listing Date: 13 October 1983

Last Amended: 30 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1049850

English Heritage Legacy ID: 224562

Location: Baconsthorpe, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR25

County: Norfolk

Civil Parish: Baconsthorpe

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Baconsthorpe St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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7/9 The Old School
13.10.83. (formerly listed as
The School, Church Lane)


Former school, now village hall, dated 1816. Pebble flint with brick
dressings; hipped roof corrugated tiles to front, black glazed pantiles to
sides, pantiles to rear. 3 bays with outshuts to rear. South front with
chamfered brick cap to flint plinth, dentil cornice, axial stack to right;
3 windows with rusticated brick jambs, central window of 6 lights under brick
pediment, inscription '1816 National School' within pediment; 3-light
casement to left with moulded brick pediment infilled with pebble flint;
later 4-light window to right under soldier arch. Large 5-light dormer window
under hipped roof to central bay. Early C20 large 4-light windows with
transoms to left and right returns. Entrance in outshut to left return having
4-centred brick arch containing fanlight with 3 vertical glazing bars above
door. Interior: 2 rooms of 1 and 2 bays, boarded roof, wainscot. Plan of
school unaltered since before 1867; left window and central pediment conform
to sketch design of 1816 in County Record office. (Ref. P/BG/5 for 1867,
PD 334/28 for 1815).

Listing NGR: TG1266736933

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