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North Molton County Primary School

A Grade II Listed Building in North Molton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0545 / 51°3'16"N

Longitude: -3.8035 / 3°48'12"W

OS Eastings: 273695

OS Northings: 129898

OS Grid: SS736298

Mapcode National: GBR L2.FXZ4

Mapcode Global: FRA 26XB.J1B

Entry Name: North Molton County Primary School

Listing Date: 20 February 1967

Last Amended: 24 November 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1214465

English Heritage Legacy ID: 399130

Location: North Molton, North Devon, Devon, EX36

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: North Molton

Built-Up Area: North Molton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: North Molton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

NORTH MOLTON THE SQUARE (north side),
SS 7229-7329
18/191 North Molton County Primary School
20.2.67 (formerly listed as Primary School)
GV II
School. Circa 1850. Snecked dressed sandstone with painted ashlar dressings.
Rendered to rear. Hipped scantle-slate roof.
Plan: Asymmetrical T-plan. Main range aligned approximately north-south, facing
west, and wing to rear with opposed entrances. Tudor-Gothic style. Two storeys.
Exterior: Symmetrical 4-window front to west; mullioned stone windows of 3 trefoil-
headed lights under square head with returned hoodmoulds and flat stone-arched heads.
Left-hand ground-floor window with C20 concrete lintel. Chamfered segmental-pointed
arched doorway to right with trefoil-panelled spandrels, returned hoodmould and flat
stone-arched head. Boarded door with wooden tympanum above, approached by 5 steps
with low flanking dressed-stone walls. Blocked doorways between second and third and
third and fourth windows from left (see later masonry and former flat stone-arched
heads). Left and right-hand ends to main range have mullioned stone windows to each
floor, each of 3 trefoil-headed lights with returned hoodmoulds and flat stone-arched
heads. Opposed boarded doors to rear wing, that to south with 4-part rectangular
overlight.
Interior not inspected.
Old postcards show the school with diamond-leaded lights, now replaced by C20 metal
centre-hung casements.

Listing NGR: SS7369129896

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

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