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The Old Schoolroom, Boundary Walling and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in West Coker, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9193 / 50°55'9"N

Longitude: -2.6876 / 2°41'15"W

OS Eastings: 351765

OS Northings: 113538

OS Grid: ST517135

Mapcode National: GBR ML.QJXJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 568P.0SC

Plus Code: 9C2VW896+PX

Entry Name: The Old Schoolroom, Boundary Walling and Railings

Listing Date: 30 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345831

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263805

Location: West Coker, South Somerset, Somerset, BA22

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: West Coker

Built-Up Area: West Coker

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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The Old Schoolroom, boundary walling and railings



Former school, now meeting room. Dated 1850. Ham stone rubble with ashlar dressings; fish scale clay tiled roof
between stepped coped gables with ornamental finials. In a C16 style, 3-bays plinthed; 3-light hollow
chamfer mullioned windows with 4 centre- arch headed leaded lights and labels over, to bays -1 and -3; boarded and
studded entrance door to bay -2 set in chamfered cambered arched surround with incised spandrils: incised in panel over
the words "Parochial + 1850 + Schools" surmounted by label with shield stops. Matching doorway in West Gable. On West
side former small playground enclosed by 2 metres high random rubble stone wall, reduced to 1 metre high on North side
and crowned with cast iron railings with matching gate, the whole forming inportant part of street scene in the centre
of the village.

Listing NGR: ST5176513538

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