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© Mr Fred Ballam

IoE Number: 262371
Location: MERRIOTT FIRST SCHOOL, CHURCH STREET (south side)
  MERRIOTT, SOUTH SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mr Fred Ballam
Date Photographed: 22 September 2002
Date listed: 18 December 1987
Date of last amendment: 18 December 1987
Grade II

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ST4412MERRIOTT CPCHURCH STREET (South side)9/121Merriott First School

ST4412 MERRIOTT CP CHURCH STREET (South side) 9/121 Merriott First School GV II School. 1876, extended c1900. Ham stone ashlar; plain clay tiled roofs with bands of scallop tiles, between coped gables having gabletted finials, the 1875 portion having wrought-iron finials in addition. Single-storey, double roof plan with projections on east side, High Victorian gothic style. North, roadside, elevation of 3 bays, of which bay 1 is the flank of a projection, and bays 2 and 3 are gabled. 3-light plain mullioned window to bay 1. Bay 2 has a 5-light pointed-arched unmoulded sub-arcuated plate traceried window under pointed-arched label, with a 2-aperture vent in gable. Bay 3 has a segmental-arched double-transomed 3-light window with string over. East elevation also 3 bays. Plain 3-light window bay 1. Bay 2 in form of projecting porch under a catslide roof, with a bell turret on gable. Bay 3, a full gable, has a 3-light plate-traceried window without label. Small extension, set lower, on south side. Interior not seen. Erected as an infants Board school, after the formation of a School Beard in 1875, this school was merged with the Former Sunday School opposite (qv) to form the Merriott First School in 1972. (VCH Somerset, Vol IV, 1978, p 1).

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