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© Mr Michael Perry

IoE Number: 263932
Location: THE OLD SCHOOL, AND BOUNDARY RAILINGS TO NORTH AND WEST, CHURCH STREET (south side)
  DONYATT, SOUTH SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mr Michael Perry
Date Photographed: 25 April 2003
Date listed: 29 October 1987
Date of last amendment: 29 October 1987
Grade II

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DONYATT CPCHURCH STREET (South side)ST31SW4/49The Old School, and boundaryrailings to north and west-

DONYATT CP CHURCH STREET (South side) ST31SW 4/49 The Old School, and boundary railings to north and west - GV II Former school, now private house. Dated 1871. Ham stone cut and squared, ashlar dressings; plain clay tiled roof with fish-scale bands and ornamental ridge tiles, gabled with bargeboards and spike finials; stone chimney stack. 'T'-plan; single storey, north elevation of 4 bays, of which bay 4 is the projecting end gable of a western crosswing. Plinth; chamfer- mullioned windows of 3 lights, with shoulder-arched lights bays 1 and 2, and trefoil cusped to bay 4, this last set under relieving arch into the tall gable, with a trefoil vent over; to bay 3 a matching pitched roof porch with chamfered pointed outer and inner arches, boarded door inside, datestone in gable. West elevation of 3 bays to match, the outer bays having single cusped lancets, bay 2 a projecting lower gable with 2-light plate-traceried window with label and rectangular vent over. C20 extension to rear. Interior not seen, but apparently little altered. About 4 metres from building, to both north and west, a low stone wall with angled coping and piers at about 3 metre intervals, and 2 rows square section iron rods set diagonally, with Gothic style cast iron intermediate posts; corner curved, with a recess in which stands the remains of a C19 water hydrant; gateway opposite porch on north side, gate missing; the whole adding to the setting of the building, and to the streetscene at a prominent point in the centre of the village.

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