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Old School House

A Grade II Listed Building in Dunkeswell, Devon

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1308951

English Heritage Legacy ID: 86578

Location: Dunkeswell, East Devon, Devon, EX14

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Dunkeswell

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Dunkeswell St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

DUNKESWELL ABBEY
ST 11 SW
1/23 Old School House
-
GV II
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

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