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HER Number:MDV33900
Name:Robert House, Former Village School, Molland

Summary

Former village school, converted to holiday accommodation. Mid to late 19th century.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 808 284
Map Sheet:SS82NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishMolland
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMOLLAND

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS82NW/48

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SCHOOL (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

'School' shown.


Ordnance Survey, 1905, 16SW (Cartographic). SDV335672.

'School' shown on Ordnance Survey 6 inch (1906) map.


Ordnance Survey, 1973, Untitled Source (Cartographic). SDV341477.

Building shown but not marked on Ordnance Survey 6 inch (1973) map.


Bannister, N. R. + Bannister, D. E., 1992, Historic Landscape Survey of the Molland Estate, South Molton, Devon: Volume II. The Buildings, 35-36 (Report - Survey). SDV343745.

This house used to be the village school but has now been converted, and is used as holiday accommodation. It is not shown on the Tithe Map, but is on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map of 1884, which also shows a dividing fence and two small buildings at the rear, probably separate playgrounds and lavatories for the girls and boys. Construction is a steep pitched concrete interlocking tile roof on random squared stone walls with cut stone quoins. Windows are painted wood casement windows and doors are ledged and braced boarded timber. Other details: LP35: Photographs.


Ordnance Survey, 2009, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV341569.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV335672Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1905. 16SW. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV341477Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1973. Ordnance Survey 1:10000 map. Map (Paper).
SDV341569Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2009. MasterMap. MasterMap. Digital.
SDV343745Report - Survey: Bannister, N. R. + Bannister, D. E.. 1992. Historic Landscape Survey of the Molland Estate, South Molton, Devon: Volume II. The Buildings. A4 Stapled + Digital. 35-36.

Associated Monuments

MDV42179Related to: School House, Molland (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 18 2009 11:20AM