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The Old School

A Grade II Listed Building in Twyford, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.6831 / 52°40'58"N

Longitude: -0.9208 / 0°55'15"W

OS Eastings: 473049

OS Northings: 310030

OS Grid: SK730100

Mapcode National: GBR BPT.VBB

Mapcode Global: WHFKC.TTPG

Entry Name: The Old School

Listing Date: 7 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1061248

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189898

Location: Twyford and Thorpe, Melton, Leicestershire, LE14

County: Leicestershire

District: Melton

Civil Parish: Twyford and Thorpe

Built-Up Area: Twyford

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Twyford St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text


(north side)
9/141 The Old School


Former National School, now a house. 1845. Ironstone ashlar and
brick with limestone dressings and patterned tile roof. Plinth,
coped gables with gabled kneelers, that to north with a cross,
single gable and single lateral brick stacks. Single storey, 4
bays. Windows mainly have diamond glazing. West front has to
left, a segmental headed stone doorcase with flat hood and 6
panel door, flanked to left by a gabled wing with a 4 light
mullioned and transomed casement, and to right by 2 two light
mullioned casements with flat hoods. To the right, a projecting
gable with a 4 light mullioned and transomed casement, the lower
lights with C19 plain glass. Above, a recessed datestone
inscribed 'MDCCCXLV'. To right again, a 2 light mullioned
casement with flat hood. South end has a central gabled porch
with a 4 centred arched doorway with flat hood. Above, a tablet
inscribed 'National School'. Rear has a full width single storey
lean-to addition with 2 doors.

Listing NGR: SK7304910030

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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