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Merriott First School

A Grade II Listed Building in Merriott, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9118 / 50°54'42"N

Longitude: -2.7954 / 2°47'43"W

OS Eastings: 344176

OS Northings: 112784

OS Grid: ST441127

Mapcode National: GBR MG.QTWL

Mapcode Global: FRA 561P.LSC

Entry Name: Merriott First School

Listing Date: 18 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056111

English Heritage Legacy ID: 262371

Location: Merriott, South Somerset, Somerset, TA16

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Merriott

Built-Up Area: Merriott

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Merriott

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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School. 1876, extended c1900. Ham stone ashlar; plain clay tiled roofs with bands of scallop tiles, between coped
gables having gabletted finials, the 1875 portion having wrought-iron finials in addition. Single-storey, double roof
plan with projections on east side, High Victorian gothic style. North, roadside, elevation of 3 bays, of which bay 1
is the flank of a projection, and bays 2 and 3 are gabled. 3-light plain mullioned window to bay 1. Bay 2 has a 5-light
pointed-arched unmoulded sub-arcuated plate traceried window under pointed-arched label, with a 2-aperture vent in
gable. Bay 3 has a segmental-arched double-transomed 3-light window with string over. East elevation also 3 bays. Plain
3-light window bay 1. Bay 2 in form of projecting porch under a catslide roof, with a bell turret on gable. Bay 3, a
full gable, has a 3-light plate-traceried window without label. Small extension, set lower, on south side. Interior not
seen. Erected as an infants Board school, after the formation of a School Beard in 1875, this school was merged with
the Former Sunday School opposite (qv) to form the Merriott First School in 1972. (VCH Somerset, Vol IV, 1978, p

Listing NGR: ST4417612784

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