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Latitude: 50.8075 / 50°48'26"N
Longitude: -3.2968 / 3°17'48"W
OS Eastings: 308723
OS Northings: 101679
OS Grid: ST087016
Mapcode National: GBR LS.YDM0
Mapcode Global: FRA 36ZY.X06
Entry Name: Payhembury School
Listing Date: 24 October 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1098120
English Heritage Legacy ID: 86869
Location: Payhembury, East Devon, Devon, EX14
District: East Devon
Civil Parish: Payhembury
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Payhembury St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
ST 00 SE
3/112 Payhembury School
School. Dated 1851, extended in the late C19. Local stone rubble, the original
school is faced with snecked grey limestone ashlar; sandstone ashlar detail; stone
rubble stack topped with C19 and C20 brick; slate roof.
Plan: school faces south-east. It is set back from the road set high on a terrace.
It has a 3 or 4-room plan. The right half is the original section and has a central
front porch and rear lateral stack. The right-hand addition continues the same
roofline and is a plainer Tudor Gothic style than the original. Single storey.
Exterior: the original school has a symmetrical 2-window front, a stone-mullioned
3-light window with hoodmould either side of a gabled porch. Front window of the
porch is arch-headed with stone Y-tracery. Above is a plaque with a Gothic
inscription; "Payhembury National School, 1851". Plain door in right side.
Extension has an irregular 2-window front of plain stone-mullioned windows, the
larger right one has a gable over containing a small oculus. Roof is gable-ended.
Interior: not inspected.
Listing NGR: ST0872801684
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