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Old School House and Old School

A Grade II Listed Building in West Knighton, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.6881 / 50°41'17"N

Longitude: -2.3789 / 2°22'44"W

OS Eastings: 373326

OS Northings: 87676

OS Grid: SY733876

Mapcode National: GBR 0ZS.RD1

Mapcode Global: FRA 57X8.123

Entry Name: Old School House and Old School

Listing Date: 26 January 1956

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119211

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105973

Location: West Knighton, West Dorset, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: West Knighton

Built-Up Area: West Knighton

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: West Knighton St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


6/81 Old Schoolhouse
and Old School

Former Schoolhouse and attached School, now two private dwellings.
Dated HB 1865. Dressed stone walls and ashlar quoins. Clay tile
roof with gable ends and gabled to front, stone gable copings and
ovolo moulded kneelers. Stone stacks with heavy capstones at left
gable, and at right inner gable. Schoolhouse: two storeys,
three windows, 2 : 1 : 2, straight chamfered stone mullions with
separate returned labels over, cast iron casements with lozenge pattern
of glazing bars. Doorway at centre has a depressed arch
head and straight chamfered jambs, plank door with strap hinges,
separate label over. School: one storey, three windows, 3 : 2
cross transomed: 3 lights with separate returned labels. C20 metal
casements with lozenge leaded lights. Projecting bellcote in bay 2
has weathered buttresses and capstones. Porch entrance at south end
of front wall gabled with a clock in the gable, entrance has a two
centred head and separate label, plank door C20.

Listing NGR: SY7332787679

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