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The Old School

A Grade II Listed Building in Nether Compton, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.9527 / 50°57'9"N

Longitude: -2.5727 / 2°34'21"W

OS Eastings: 359871

OS Northings: 117186

OS Grid: ST598171

Mapcode National: GBR MR.NB1L

Mapcode Global: FRA 56HL.HJM

Entry Name: The Old School

Listing Date: 11 July 1951

Last Amended: 2 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119354

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105611

Location: Nether Compton, West Dorset, Dorset, DT9

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Nether Compton

Built-Up Area: Nether Compton

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Over Compton and Nether Compton St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

13/69 The Old School (formerly
listed as School)
Former Schoolmaster's House and National School, now private dwelling
and studio. Dated Nether and Over Compton National School 1843, on
shield over entrance. Ashlar stone walls. Slate roof with gable ends
and stone gable-copings. Rendered stack at right hand gable of School-
master's House, and octagonal stack at right hand end. The house: 2 storeys,
2 windows, 3-light straight-chamfered stone mullions. Iron casements with
lead lights. Door at left ground, with separate label over. Plank door,
C20. Former school-room, one storey with crenellated parapet, 3 windows.
3-light mullion-and-transom windows with trefoil-cusped heads and moulded
jambs. The porch entrance, left of centre, has diagonal buttresses, stone
gable-coping with moulded kneelers and a cross over. Doorway has a Tudor-
arch in a square head, with trefoiled spandrels. Label with head-stops.
Plank door. (RCHM, Dorset I, p 102(5)).

Listing NGR: ST5986117192

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