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Latitude: 52.5626 / 52°33'45"N
Longitude: -3.2955 / 3°17'43"W
OS Eastings: 312275
OS Northings: 296869
OS Grid: SO122968
Mapcode National: GBR 9T.CM95
Mapcode Global: WH7B0.BVYB
Entry Name: The Old School
Listing Date: 25 April 1997
Last Amended: 25 April 1997
Source ID: 18419
Building Class: Education
Location: On the N side of the circular churchyard of St Beuno, on raised ground above the village.
Community: Bettws (Betws)
Locality: Bettws Cedewain
Traditional County: Montgomeryshire
National School of 1852, which was superseded by a new school in 1897. It has subsequently been used as a parish hall.
A simple school room of brick with slate roof. End brick stack to R, part renewed, projecting boarded eaves. Centrally placed porch has a dated plaque (1852) above the doorway, and a boarded door under a flat brick arch (and small fixed light in L side wall). Either side of porch is a window under a flat brick arch with exaggerated splay (4-light with transom to R, replaced to L). In gable to L 3-light window with transom under segmental head. Integral lean-to under slate roof to rear (gable to R has corrugated iron lean-to).
Single classroom; king post roof with diagonal struts.
Listed for the special interest of a small schoolroom located in a churchyard, and for group value with the Church of St Beuno.
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