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Village School Room

A Grade II Listed Building in Bolnhurst and Keysoe, Bedford

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Latitude: 52.2519 / 52°15'6"N

Longitude: -0.4245 / 0°25'28"W

OS Eastings: 507648

OS Northings: 262688

OS Grid: TL076626

Mapcode National: GBR G0P.TRB

Mapcode Global: VHFPP.LNGL

Entry Name: Village School Room

Listing Date: 8 March 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200369

English Heritage Legacy ID: 350265

Location: Bolnhurst and Keysoe, Bedford, MK44

County: Bedford

Civil Parish: Bolnhurst and Keysoe

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Keysoe

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list:-


15/10000 Village School Room


National School. Dated 1840. Flemish bond orange colour bricks.
Welsh slate roof with gabled ends; the front gable parapeted, the
rear gable with brick stack with integral diagonally-set brick
shaft. Chamfered brick plinth. Plan: Rectangular single room plan
with entrance at the front end and fireplace at the back and
outshut behind that. Exterior: 1-storey. Gabled front with brick
coping to parapet; flanked by diagonal buttresses with brick
weathering. At centre the doorway projects in brick architrave
with simple cornice and with plank door and large 4-pane
overlight. Above doorway in gable is chamfered rectangular panel
with tablet inscribed 'National School MDCCCXL'. On top of gable
a little brick gabled turret-like finial. At sides 2 two-light
casements with brick hoodmoulds. Small single storey rear outshut
has similar hoodmould over small 1-light window. Interior:
Matchboard walls and ceiled roof to school room with fireplace
on end wall boarded over.

Listing NGR: TL0764862688

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