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The Old School House

A Grade II Listed Building in Holcombe Rogus, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9618 / 50°57'42"N

Longitude: -3.3431 / 3°20'35"W

OS Eastings: 305773

OS Northings: 118905

OS Grid: ST057189

Mapcode National: GBR LQ.MLW0

Mapcode Global: FRA 36WK.PDQ

Entry Name: The Old School House

Listing Date: 17 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325915

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95953

Location: Holcombe Rogus, Mid Devon, Devon, TA21

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Holcombe Rogus

Built-Up Area: Holcombe Rogus

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Holcombe Rogus All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

HOLCOMBE ROGUS FORE STREET, Holcombe Rogus
ST 01 NE
5/105
- The Old School House
GV
II

House, formerly Rayers Primary School. Circa 1840. Grey-coloured chert ashlar;
stone rubble stacks topped with C19 brick; slate roof.
Plan: now a 2-room plan house facing north onto Fore Street. Each room is heated
by a gable-end stack. It is now 2 storeys although a large window suggests that the
right (west) room at least was open to the roof.
Exterior: irregular 2-window front of C20 replacement fixed pane and casements with
glazing bars. The largest window is right of centre and has a segmental arch over.
It is set across the first floor structure. The smaller ground floor window further
left also has a segmental arch over. The front doorway, near the right end, is a a
Tudor arch and contains the original studded plank door with coverstrips.
Roof is gable ended.
Interior: was not inspected.
This house was formerly Rayer's Primary School, the smaller of the 2 C19 schools in
the village. It forms part of an attractive group of listed buildings in Fore
Street.


Listing NGR: ST0576718907

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