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British Legion Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Silverton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8158 / 50°48'56"N

Longitude: -3.4843 / 3°29'3"W

OS Eastings: 295529

OS Northings: 102856

OS Grid: SS955028

Mapcode National: GBR LJ.XT9W

Mapcode Global: FRA 36LY.2DZ

Entry Name: British Legion Hall

Listing Date: 11 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106627

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95443

Location: Silverton, Mid Devon, Devon, EX5

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Silverton

Built-Up Area: Silverton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Silverton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SILVERTON NEWCOURT ROAD (west side)
SS 90 SE
Silverton
7/258 British Legion Hall
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GV II
British Legion hall, formerly a charity school. 1734, but much altered and enlarged.
Random rubble volcanic trap. Hipped, half-hipped and gabled end roofs. 2 single
storeyed schoolroom blocks.
Front: (to Newcourt Road): left hand block, with two 2-light casement windows to
first floor, blocked door below. The joint between this block and the gable end of
the other now occupied by a brick chimney. Gable end of older block with 4-light
window with transom set below a plaque recording the date of the foundation of the
charity school by John Richards. Exeter Road front, with 2-windows of 4-lights with
transom, and 1 of 2 under a damaged hood mould. The 4-light windows occupy very
shallow recesses. Axial bellcote, lacking bell. Later accretions to rear. Included
for group value, the school is built on an important central position in the village.


Listing NGR: SS9552902856

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