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Castle School

A Grade II Listed Building in Winkleigh, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8553 / 50°51'19"N

Longitude: -3.9469 / 3°56'48"W

OS Eastings: 263056

OS Northings: 108006

OS Grid: SS630080

Mapcode National: GBR KW.VHXR

Mapcode Global: FRA 26MV.24Q

Entry Name: Castle School

Listing Date: 10 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163671

English Heritage Legacy ID: 90945

Location: Winkleigh, Torridge, Devon, EX19

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Winkleigh

Built-Up Area: Winkleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Winkleigh All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

WINKLEIGH CASTLE STREET (west side),
SS 6308
Winkleigh
11/154 Castle School
GV II
Former school. Dated 1840, extended in C20. Rubble walls. Gable-ended slate roof.
Rubble stack at left gable-end and one to rear gable-end.
Plan: schoolroom to the left with 2 storey schoolmaster's house to the right
forming cross-wing. Large C20 wing added at rear.
Exterior: 1 storey range to left, 2 storey cross wing to right. Left-hand range
has 3 original sash windows - 12-panes to the top sash, the glazing bars removed
from the bottom one. Square hoodmoulds above the windows. Contemporary gabled
porch between the central and right-hand windows with arched doorway and C19 4-
panelled door. Gabled cross-wing to the right has a similar window on the ground
floor and a 4-pane casement above, both with hoodmoulds. Lean-to to the right,
against the end wall, has a castellated wall built onto the front of it with 2 C20
single pane casements also with hoodmoulds, one above the other, and a plaque
reading "Castle School 1840". Large C20 wing at rear.
Interior not inspected.
This building has a picturesque vernacular style exterior, little altered, and forms
a good group with the later County Primary school opposite (q.v).


Listing NGR: SS6305608006

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