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Former School Now Used for Storage Circa 3 Metres South East of Deason Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Satterleigh and Warkleigh, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9856 / 50°59'8"N

Longitude: -3.9247 / 3°55'28"W

OS Eastings: 264998

OS Northings: 122451

OS Grid: SS649224

Mapcode National: GBR KX.L9JH

Mapcode Global: FRA 26NH.YLD

Plus Code: 9C2RX3PG+64

Entry Name: Former School Now Used for Storage Circa 3 Metres South East of Deason Cottages

Listing Date: 8 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1258733

English Heritage Legacy ID: 445590

ID on this website: 101258733

Location: Warkleigh, North Devon, EX37

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Satterleigh and Warkleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Warkleigh St John

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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3/205 Former school now used for
- storage circa 3 metres south-east
of Deason Cottages

Former school, now used for storage. 1846. Random stone rubble with rough stone
dressings. Slate roof with gable ends. Small rectangular single cell schoolroom
with gable entry. Single pointed arched windows to each side and at south-east
gable end and semi-circular arched doorway with blind fanlight and 4-panelled door
at north-west end. Inscription to stone plaque over gable and window reads:
This Schoolroom was
erected by I.Stevens
of Warkleigh for the
Education of the Poor
Children of Warkleigh
And the Neighbourhood.
Subscribers T Burgess
I Beer
I Passmore
Deason School was erected in the same year as the original National School in the
parish as a result of a disagreement between the local non-conformist and Church of
England congregations. It was used on Sundays by the Bible Christians, but it is
not known when it ceased to be a school. It was subsequently used as a shed for
thatchers, as a cobbler's shop or, as now, as an outhouse. Rev. J. H. B. Andrews
'The Parish of Satterleigh and Warkleigh' T.D.A. Vol XCII. 1960.

Listing NGR: SS6499822451

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