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National School

A Grade II Listed Building in Caynham, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3538 / 52°21'13"N

Longitude: -2.6627 / 2°39'45"W

OS Eastings: 354959

OS Northings: 273067

OS Grid: SO549730

Mapcode National: GBR BN.STBM

Mapcode Global: VH84B.S3PD

Entry Name: National School

Listing Date: 15 March 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383699

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484131

Location: Caynham, Shropshire, SY8

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Caynham

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Caynham

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


CAYNHAM

SO57SW National School
482-1/9/112
15/03/74

II

School. Dated 1834. Coursed stone rubble. Slate roof with
bargeboards with pierced pendant fleur-de-lys decoration,
small bell-turret with pyramid slate roof and finial. Simple
single-storey 3-bay hall.
EXTERIOR: gable front with inserted first-floor mullion window
over recessed inscribed stone tablet with hoodmould. Doorway
with chamfered reveals, cambered arched head and stepped
hoodmould, beaded boarded door. Left side: 2 mullion and
transom windows with multi-pane lights under keyed stone
lintels with stepped hoodmoulds, flanking central 4/4 sash,
all with tiled sills. Opposite side masked by C20
prefabricated extensions. Rear gable: large 2-mullion and
transom window with timber lintel and vestigial hoodmould.
INTERIOR: 2 king-post trusses with hammerbeam bracing. Double
purlin roof with boarded ceiling. Inscription on front gable
tablet: CAYNHAM/NATIONAL SCHOOL/ERECTED/1834

Listing NGR: SO5495973067

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