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Old School

A Grade II Listed Building in Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.3808 / 52°22'51"N

Longitude: -2.4816 / 2°28'53"W

OS Eastings: 367312

OS Northings: 275976

OS Grid: SO673759

Mapcode National: GBR BW.R3RQ

Mapcode Global: VH847.XFX6

Plus Code: 9C4V9GJ9+88

Entry Name: Old School

Listing Date: 28 October 1969

Last Amended: 29 February 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383506

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483936

Location: Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire, DY14

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Cleobury Mortimer

Built-Up Area: Cleobury Mortimer

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Cleobury Mortimer

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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582-1/13/98 Old School
(Formerly Listed as:
County Primary School)


School, now house and 3 flats. 1863 with 1893 extension. By GE
Street. Coursed stone rubble with ashlar dressings, buff
coloured brick extension. Slate roofs with ornamental clay
ridge and ashlar coped gables with fleur-de-lys profiled
ridge-roll. Projecting stone eaves chimneys with ashlar
offsets, with ashlar shaft to left and later brick shaft to
centre and shaft missing to right.
PLAN: plan of main central range with cross wing each end and
parallel rear wing. Flats located in former single-storey
accommodation to left with house in original 2-storey range to
EXTERIOR: south front with 3 gables to central range each with
tall mullion and transom windows with pointed head with foiled
tracery and hoodmould. Stack dividing gables at centre left,
projecting lean-to entrance porch to left with depressed
arched opening. Projecting cross wing gable to left with tall
pointed 3-light window with foiled intersecting tracery and
Cross wing gable to right with 4/4 and 8/8 sash at first floor
over 10/10 sash at ground-floor level, each with chamfered
stone lintel with relieving arch over, partly covered to left
with turret with conical roof, curved mullion and transom
window at first-floor level over curved pointed arched
Right return side: stone stack to left, and sashes in former
mullioned window position under raised dormer window to right.
Left return side: stone stack to right, with 2-light stone
mullion window with cusped lancet head infill with chamfered
stone lintel to left. To far left is brick extension wing with
gabled side incorporating stepped triple lancet window with
multi-pane casement glazing with date plaque over.
Rear: to right is north gable end of brick extension with
pointed arched window at high level. To centre is parallel
wing with 3 stone mullion and transom windows and pointed
arched doorway with stone mullion window over, with gable end
to right with trefoil over 4-light mullion and transom windows
with cusped top-lights. To left is cross wing gable end with
10/10 sash with chamfered stone lintel at first floor and
lean-to extensions below.
INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: SO6731375971

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