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Former School

A Grade II Listed Building in Sandford Orcas, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9854 / 50°59'7"N

Longitude: -2.5384 / 2°32'18"W

OS Eastings: 362306

OS Northings: 120801

OS Grid: ST623208

Mapcode National: GBR MT.L6Q2

Mapcode Global: FRA 56KH.YQC

Entry Name: Former School

Listing Date: 22 June 2004

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1390933

English Heritage Legacy ID: 492221

Location: Sandford Orcas, Dorset, Dorset, DT9

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Sandford Orcas

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Sandford Orcas St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SANDFORD ORCAS

1611/0/10009 SANDFORD ORCAS ROAD
22-JUN-04 Former School

II
School and master's house. 1859. Stone rubble with Ham stone dressings. Steeply-pitched clay scalloped tile roof with stone-coped gable ends with kneelers and gableted apexes. Chimney stack at left gable end with rebuilt brick shaft.
PLAN: Schoolroom on right and master's house in crosswing on left.
Tudor Gothic style.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attic master's house on left in gabled crosswing, ground floor blind, first floor with 3-light window with hoodmould and 2-light attic window above with trefoil ventilator in gable apex; single-storey schoolroom on right with two 2-light windows; all windows with moulded stone frames with hoodmoulds. Right-hand return gable end has large 4-light cross-mullion-transom window with hoodmould and quatrefoil ventilator in gable above.
INTERIOR not inspected.
A good example of a small parish school and master's house in the Tudor Gothic style.

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