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Olde School House

A Grade II Listed Building in Weymouth, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.6589 / 50°39'31"N

Longitude: -2.4732 / 2°28'23"W

OS Eastings: 366648

OS Northings: 84459

OS Grid: SY666844

Mapcode National: GBR PX.QB5L

Mapcode Global: FRA 57QB.DBC

Entry Name: Olde School House

Listing Date: 14 June 1974

Last Amended: 22 December 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135161

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467349

Location: Weymouth and Portland, Dorset, DT3

County: Dorset

District: Weymouth and Portland

Town: Weymouth and Portland

Electoral Ward/Division: Upwey and Broadwey

Built-Up Area: Weymouth

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Upwey St Laurence

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


873-1/6/563 (East side)
14/06/74 No.22
Olde School House
(Formerly Listed as:
(East side)


School house, now cottage. Early C19. Rubble, thatch roof. A
long triple unit, probably formed by joining 2 earlier small
cottages; set gable-end to and back from the street.
One storey and attic. All windows are C20 replacement
casements. There are 2 eyebrow dormers in the first section, a
mid-roof dormer in the lower centre section, and the end
section. Ground floor has 3-light casements to segmental
heads, and a plank door with a thatched hood. In the centre
section is a large pair of French doors and a 2-light
casement. The gable to the road is heavily buttressed, and has
an external stack; there are 2 further small brick ridge
The rear, with some C20 extensions, has one earlier casement
with a characteristic wood lintel with stopped chamfered edge.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: this was the school house to the former
school building immediately to the north (No.24, qv).

Listing NGR: SY6664884459

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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