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The Old School

A Grade II Listed Building in Woodlands, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.8812 / 50°52'52"N

Longitude: -1.9299 / 1°55'47"W

OS Eastings: 405025

OS Northings: 109075

OS Grid: SU050090

Mapcode National: GBR 421.QVV

Mapcode Global: FRA 66VS.1YT

Plus Code: 9C2WV3JC+F2

Entry Name: The Old School

Listing Date: 4 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1303361

English Heritage Legacy ID: 107616

Location: Woodlands, Dorset, BH21

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Woodlands

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Woodlands The Ascension

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Former school, now private house. Built c1850 for the 7th Earl of
Shaftesbury. Brick walls, tiled roof with bands of fish-scale tiling and
moulded bargeboards. One brick stack left of centre. Single storey. At each
end a gabled porch with C20 panelled door. 3 casements with glazing bars
under depressed 4 centred arches. At right end, an extension with brick walls
and similar tiled roof, has lancet windows; - this apparently used for worship
before the Parish Church (qv) was built. Rear wing, - former classrooms of
similar construction. Of local historic interest as one of Lord Shaftesbury's
village schools - similar to the one at Hinton Martell (qv).

Listing NGR: SU0502509075

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