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© Mr John Chester

IoE Number: 429983
Location: THE SCHOOL,
Photographer: Mr John Chester
Date Photographed: 28 January 2006
Date listed: 30 November 1987
Date of last amendment: 30 November 1987
Grade II

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BUCKLAND ST MARY CP ST21SE BUCKLAND ST MARY VILLAGE 5/42 The School - - II School, 1851, enlarged l883. Chert stone random rubble, Has stone dressings, plain clay tile roofs, coped verges, large lateral stack on facade centre right. Plan: not clear without internal inspection, thought to be 2-storey west end with single storey porch, full height classrooms another classroom in addition at east end, One and a half storeys, 2;1;2;2 bavs, all stone mullioned windows. Tudor arch heads to centre 3 bays, others square hooded, two 2-light in gabled dormers left 4-light below, roof continued as catslide over timber-framed porch, 3-light full-height mullioned and transomed window left of external stack with arch headed niche containing bell, full height 6-light mullioned and transomed window right projecting through eaves with gabled top, small 6-light to right mullioned and transomed window, in lower roofed addition two 2-light; right return (east gable end) elliptical window and quatrefoil opening in gable end. Interior not seen. The school was erected at the expense of the incumbent, the Rev E J Lance. It is not listed among the works of Benjamin Ferrey, architect of St Mary's Church (qv) but he may have been consulted. Kelly's Directory, 1914).

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