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Latitude: 50.8894 / 50°53'21"N
Longitude: -3.2218 / 3°13'18"W
OS Eastings: 314156
OS Northings: 110699
OS Grid: ST141106
Mapcode National: GBR LW.S7M3
Mapcode Global: FRA 464R.8NT
Entry Name: Old School House
Listing Date: 16 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1308951
English Heritage Legacy ID: 86578
Location: Dunkeswell, East Devon, Devon, EX14
Civil Parish: Dunkeswell
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Dunkeswell St Nicholas
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
ST 11 SW
1/23 Old School House
House, former school and school house. Circa 1840 - 50. Local stone and flint
rubble with Hamstone ashlar quoins and detail; stone rubble stacks topped with C19
brick; slate roof.
Plan: the building faces north-east. There is a 2-room plan house to right (north-
west). Both rooms have a rear lateral stack. The entrance is to rear. At the left
end is the single storey school room broken forward a little from the house. It too
has a rear lateral stack and has now been converted to domestic use. House is 2
storeys. Tudor Gothic style.
Exterior: the house has a regular 3-window front of Hamstone 2-light windows with
segmental headed lights and hoodmoulds. They contain rectangular panes of leaded
glass. The right-hand bay is recessed from the main front. The house roof is
gable-ended with shaped kneelers, coping and apex finials. The former schoolroom
has a central doorway containing its original diagonal plank door behind a gabled
porch with segmental headed outer arch. It is flanked by 3-light Hamstone windows
similar to those on the house but containing plain glass. The left end contains a
large C20 window and the roof above is gable-ended.
Interior: not inspected.
Listing NGR: ST1415610699
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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