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Former School About 10 Metres North East of Flagstaff

A Grade II Listed Building in Landrake, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.421 / 50°25'15"N

Longitude: -4.2903 / 4°17'25"W

OS Eastings: 237398

OS Northings: 60409

OS Grid: SX373604

Mapcode National: GBR NP.QV49

Mapcode Global: FRA 17XY.0DV

Entry Name: Former School About 10 Metres North East of Flagstaff

Listing Date: 5 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1158500

English Heritage Legacy ID: 62015

Location: Landrake with St. Erney, Cornwall, PL12

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Landrake with St. Erney

Built-Up Area: Landrake

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Landrake

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


3/18 Former school about 10 metres north
east of Flagstaff

5.12.86 II

School, now used as garage/storage shed. Early C19 remodelling of earlier building,
probably originally of late C17 or early C18; few later alterations. Slatestone
rubble, cob, granite bellcote. The roof over the left end is slate, with a hip,
corrugated iron over thatch to right with gable end.
Plan: probably originally a 3-room plan, with the end left room heated by an axial
stack and the end right room with a gable end stack. The building was completely
remodelled as a school with 1 small room to the left end, with an axial stack, a
large central schoolroom with a bay brought forward as porch entrance; small room to
left end heated by a gable end stack. Gothic style.
Exterior: Single storey, asymmetrical front. The end room to left is set back and
has metamorphic stone quoins, with a single light and C20 garage doors to front,
rubble axial stack. The central schoolroom has 2 windows with a pointed arch, 2-
light casements with Y tracery, these a C20 copy of early C19 windows, with recessed
brick heads. Gabled bay to right with similar 2-light casement, bellcote over the
gable, partially removed. The right side of the bay has a 4-centred arched door with
raised studded battens. To right, an early C19 2-light casement, with Y tracery and
leaded lights, internal panelled shutters. Right end wall has stepped external stack
with chimney removed. Left end has small single storey rubble addition, partially of
C20. Rear wall mainly in cob.
Interior: The central schoolroom is ceiled. End room has fireplace with C19 cast
iron grate. End left room formerly had a rear window, fireplace on inner wall with
remains of oven; well with pump and granite trough.

Listing NGR: SX3739860409

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

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