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Melplash School

A Grade II Listed Building in Netherbury, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7754 / 50°46'31"N

Longitude: -2.7325 / 2°43'56"W

OS Eastings: 348450

OS Northings: 97566

OS Grid: SY484975

Mapcode National: GBR PQ.2D0M

Mapcode Global: FRA 5751.79K

Plus Code: 9C2VQ7G9+52

Entry Name: Melplash School

Listing Date: 31 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1215921

English Heritage Legacy ID: 401212

Location: Netherbury, Dorset, DT6

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Netherbury

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Melplash and Mapperton Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Former School, now converted to house. 1849. Rubble stone walls and
ashlar dressings. Steep slate roofs. Stone gable-copings with roll-
moulded tops. Level kneelers with ogee-moulded soffits. Modillion
eaves cornice. Cross-wing to road. One and 1½ storeys. Side range
of 4-5 windows, 2-light cross-transomed ovolo-mullions with straight
label over. Front wall to road has a projecting half-dormer carried
down to the ground. Dormer window of 3-lights stepped up at the
centre, with label likewise. Stone tablet with 'Melplash School'.
Porch doorway on side wall, moulded jambs and a 4-centred head with
returned label over. 2-leaf plank-and-muntin door, C19. West wall
has a large 5-light mullion-and-transom window with returned label
over. Interior: Hammer-beam roof to school-room with arch-braces to
collar and queen-struts over.

Listing NGR: SY4845097566

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