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Payhembury School

A Grade II Listed Building in Payhembury, Devon

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1098120

English Heritage Legacy ID: 86869

Location: Payhembury, East Devon, Devon, EX14

County: Devon

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

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Listing Text

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

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

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