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Puddletown Primary School

A Grade II Listed Building in Puddletown, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7477 / 50°44'51"N

Longitude: -2.3446 / 2°20'40"W

OS Eastings: 375786

OS Northings: 94293

OS Grid: SY757942

Mapcode National: GBR 0Z8.22D

Mapcode Global: FRA 57Z3.GDP

Entry Name: Puddletown Primary School

Listing Date: 10 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119073

English Heritage Legacy ID: 106263

Location: Puddletown, West Dorset, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Puddletown

Built-Up Area: Puddletown

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Puddletown with Athelhampton and Burleston St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


SY 7594 HIGH STREET (North

14/75 No. 38 and
Puddletown Primary


School, and former school house. Dated 1864. Rough ashlar walls with
ashlar dressings. Slate roofs with coped gables. Ashlar stacks set
irregularly along ridge. Part one storey, part one storey and loft, part 2
storeyed. No. 38 (the former school house) at left end. This has a
projecting gabled wing on the left and in the angle of this and the main
range a gabled porch. Ledged door in shouldered arched opening with curved
sided cusped triangular window over. In the wing, a 3-light stone mullioned
window with arched lights and cast iron glazing on ground floor. Similar
2-light window on first floor, and single light window in gable. Right of
the porch, on ground floor a similar 2-light window. In attic a gabled
dormer with similar window. The school has a projecting gabled wing at each
end, each with a porch - matching that of No. 38, on its inner side. In the
centre of the central section, a gabled dormer with date plaque. Below this
a 3-light stone mullioned and transomed window - the centre light raised,
with arched lights and cast iron glazing. Buttresses each side of window.
The left gable has a central buttress, terminating in an octagonal shaft
with moulded cornice - above gabled apex. Two 3-light stone mullioned and
transomed windows with arched lights and cast iron glazing. The right gable
has no central buttress, but a 5-light stone mullioned and transomed window
with arched lights and cast iron glazing. Single light window over, in
gable. Good unspoiled example of a Victorian village school

Listing NGR: SY7578694293

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