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Latitude: 50.819 / 50°49'8"N
Longitude: -4.0722 / 4°4'19"W
OS Eastings: 254128
OS Northings: 104209
OS Grid: SS541042
Mapcode National: GBR KQ.XN7C
Mapcode Global: FRA 26CX.TLS
Entry Name: Hatherleigh County Primary School
Listing Date: 29 February 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1105259
English Heritage Legacy ID: 93185
Location: Hatherleigh, West Devon, Devon, EX20
District: West Devon
Civil Parish: Hatherleigh
Built-Up Area: Hatherleigh
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Hatherleigh St John the Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
HATHERLEIGH SOUTH STREET, (south side),
11/77 Hatherleigh County Primary
School. 1875. Sandstone rubble walls. Gable ended slate roof. Rubble lateral
stack at side of right-hand wing, octagonal stone ashlar stack at end of belfry
Plan: school has 4 main rooms - one at either end projecting slightly and 2 at the
centre which may originally have been one. Attached at the right-hand end is the
schoolmaster's house with an entrance hall connecting the two. C20 additions have
been built at the rear.
Exterior: school to left is one storey. It has symmetrical front with projecting
gable at either end and central projecting gabled belfry. Each of the end gables
has a 5-light mullion window the central 3 lights have arched heads. Small trefoils
in the gables above. Immediately to the inside of each of the gables is a 2-light
stone mullion window. To either side of the belfry is a 2-light mullion with 4-
centred heads. The belfry has a gabled roof overhanging the bell with a large
quatrefoil panel below. Underneath that is a stone inscribed "Board Schools 1875".
Recessed from the right-hand end is the entrance with wide C20 plank doors. 2-light
mullion to its left and similar window above under a gable with a small gable to the
right over a single light window. The 2-storey school house projects with a canted
4-light bay window on the ground floor and 2-light casement above.
Interior not inspected.
This school retains an unaltered facade and occupies a prominent elevated position
at the entrance to the town.
Listing NGR: SS5412804221
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