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The School Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitestaunton, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.8895 / 50°53'22"N

Longitude: -3.0237 / 3°1'25"W

OS Eastings: 328093

OS Northings: 110501

OS Grid: ST280105

Mapcode National: GBR M4.S9SK

Mapcode Global: FRA 46KR.7WC

Plus Code: 9C2RVXQG+RG

Entry Name: The School Cottage

Listing Date: 30 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1263103

English Heritage Legacy ID: 433260

Location: Whitestaunton, South Somerset, Somerset, TA20

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Whitestaunton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Whitestaunton

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text


5/144 The School Cottage



School, now dwelling. 1864. Squared and coursed local stone, Ham stone dressings, slate roofs, stone stack west gable
end. School room and school-mistresses's dwelling. Single storey block left, 2-storey adjoining to west, 2;2 bays,
first floor right gabled tops to 2-light leaded wooden casements with semi-circular heads, ground floow left gabled
single storey parch approached by flight of 4 steps, Tudor arch head doorway and ribbed door, 3-light Ham stone Tudor
arch head mullioned window with incised spandrels and hoodmould, similar in block to right, 2-light wooden casement
beyond. Left return gable end inserted C20 window. The school was paid for by the Elton family, who were lords of the
manor. Closed in 1966 and became a private dwelling in 1974. (VCH Vol IV, 1978).

Listing NGR: ST2810210502

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

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