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Hall Adjoining No 2 Old School Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Bishop's Hull, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0156 / 51°0'56"N

Longitude: -3.1377 / 3°8'15"W

OS Eastings: 320292

OS Northings: 124636

OS Grid: ST202246

Mapcode National: GBR LZ.JBX2

Mapcode Global: FRA 469F.KFQ

Entry Name: Hall Adjoining No 2 Old School Cottages

Listing Date: 17 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175744

English Heritage Legacy ID: 270521

Location: Bishop's Hull, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA1

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: Bishop's Hull

Built-Up Area: Taunton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST2024 BISHOP'S HULL CP BISHOP'S HULL ROAD (West side) fIIS%0?'5 HULL Roll (West side)


13/3 Nos 1 and 2 Old School
Cottages

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GV II

Church hall, now disused. Circa 1840, extended c1912. Red sandstone random rubble, quoins, red brick extension, steeply
pitched slate roof. Plan: original block rectangular with central porch on West front, Southern addition fording one
large open hall, Arched sash windows with divided tracery flanking entrance, right window largely demolished,
buttressed gabled porch entered on returns with 2 lancet windows on Test front obscured by ivy at time of survey (April
l984), double plank doors; right return 3 lancet windows openings on East front blocked. Interior: single cell, 3 bay
arch braced roof, original room rendered, 2 bay extension patterned brickwork decoration. Blocked entrance to abutting
cottage, No 2 old School Cottage (qv). In poor condition at time of survey. This was probably built as a school; it
became a reading room in the mid C19 and was a community centre until the 1970's. Fords part of a group with Nos 1 and
2 Old School Cottages (qv) to the North.


Listing NGR: ST2029224636

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

Description

ST2024 BISHOP'S HULL CP BISHOP'S HULL ROAD (West side) fIIS%0?'5 HULL Roll (West side)


13/3 Nos 1 and 2 Old School
Cottages

-

GV II

Church hall, now disused. Circa 1840, extended c1912. Red sandstone random rubble, quoins, red brick extension, steeply
pitched slate roof. Plan: original block rectangular with central porch on West front, Southern addition fording one
large open hall, Arched sash windows with divided tracery flanking entrance, right window largely demolished,
buttressed gabled porch entered on returns with 2 lancet windows on Test front obscured by ivy at time of survey (April
l984), double plank doors; right return 3 lancet windows openings on East front blocked. Interior: single cell, 3 bay
arch braced roof, original room rendered, 2 bay extension patterned brickwork decoration. Blocked entrance to abutting
cottage, No 2 old School Cottage (qv). In poor condition at time of survey. This was probably built as a school; it
became a reading room in the mid C19 and was a community centre until the 1970's. Fords part of a group with Nos 1 and
2 Old School Cottages (qv) to the North.


Listing NGR: ST2029224636

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