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St Merryn School

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Merryn, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.5233 / 50°31'23"N

Longitude: -4.9963 / 4°59'46"W

OS Eastings: 187710

OS Northings: 73562

OS Grid: SW877735

Mapcode National: GBR ZJ.14ST

Mapcode Global: FRA 07FP.1BJ

Entry Name: St Merryn School

Listing Date: 20 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1289387

English Heritage Legacy ID: 397267

Location: St. Merryn, Cornwall, PL28

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Merryn

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Merryn

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


1525/3/271 SHOP


Board school and school house. Circa 1876 (datestone); by Silvanus Trevail Stone rubble with brick dressings. Steeply pitched slate roofs with gable ends. Brick axial and end stacks to school house on right (east).
Plan: Entrance near centre of south range with school house to right (east) and school to left (west). The school appears to comprise 2 large school rooms and the school house is of overall 'L' shaped plan with a shallow wing projecting to front left.
Exterior: Single storey school and 2 storey school house, the 2 roofs being of similar height. Entrance near centre with gabled porch and shouldered arch. Gable end to school on left has a C19 triple lancet window with narrow slit above. School house to right has a 2-storey gabled bay with double C19 4-bay sashes and a ventilation slit to attic with C19 4-pane sash on first floor to right.
Interiors: Not inspected.
SOURCE: West Briton, Sept. 1876.

Listing NGR: SW8771073562

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