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Sandford School

A Grade II Listed Building in Sandford, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8109 / 50°48'39"N

Longitude: -3.6632 / 3°39'47"W

OS Eastings: 282913

OS Northings: 102579

OS Grid: SS829025

Mapcode National: GBR L8.Y9SB

Mapcode Global: FRA 366Y.JPQ

Entry Name: Sandford School

Listing Date: 26 August 1965

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1258904

English Heritage Legacy ID: 445831

Location: Sandford, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Sandford

Built-Up Area: Sandford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Sandford St Swithin

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


3/218 Sandford School


School. Dated 1825. Stucco on brick or rubble with exposed Coade stone detail.
Slate roof. Large gable-ended rectangular block with west-facing gable-end front.
Single storey. Front articulated in the manner of a portico of 6 approximately
Doric half-columns supporting a plain entablature and gable end. The columns,
which are unfluted, stand on a granite stylobate of 3 steps extending to 6 at the
right end. Between the half-columns 5 architraves with pediments on brackets;
those to left and right extending to the bottom as doorways with 12-pane overlights
and the 3 between containing sash windows with 24 panes above and 4 below.
Entablature inducts the legend Sandford School M.DCC.XXV. in large semi-bold serif
capitals. The low pitch roof is carried forward as deep eaves probably replacing
pediment. 4-window sides of high 2-light windows with 2 sets of mullions and
glazing bars. The returns of the portico are marked on either flank as indents.
Extensions excluded.

Listing NGR: SS8291502578

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

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