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HER Number:MDV71523
Name:Winkleigh County Primary School


County Primary School built in 1876 on the east side of Castle Street. Shown as a Community Centre in 2005


Grid Reference:SS 630 080
Map Sheet:SS60NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWinkleigh
Ecclesiastical ParishWINKLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)
  • Old SAM Ref: 30303

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880s, Ordnance Survey (Cartographic). SDV848.

'School' shown on OS 25" (1880s) map to the south of 'Croft Castle' in Winkleigh.

English Heritage, 1988, Walkhampton, LBS No 90943 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV322249.

County Primary School on the east side of Castle Street in Winkleigh built in 1876. Roughly coursed rubble walls. Gable-ended slate roof. Plan: front range originally in 3 sections with rear wing and porch behind either end. Gothic Early English Style. Exterior: single storey. Symmetrical 3-bay front with large central gable which has tall 3-light ogee-headed window, the 2 outer bays each have a pair of similar smaller windows. Buttresses in between windows. 4-light windows at gable-end wing behind each end with small gabled porch projecting. Stone belfry at right gable-end. 20C additions at left-hand end.
Interior not inspected. Built in 1876 as a mixed Board School.

Department for Culture, Media and Sport, 1997, Croft Castle (Schedule Document). SDV339172.

The school is not included in the scheduled area of Croft Castle, but the ground beneath the west side of the school bordering Castle Street is included.

DCC, 2000, Digital Mapping (Cartographic). SDV322255.

Large building shown as 'Community Centre'.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV322249List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: English Heritage. 1988. Walkhampton. Historic Houses Register. LBS No 90943.
SDV322255Cartographic: DCC. 2000. Digital Mapping. Digital Mapping.
SDV339172Schedule Document: Department for Culture, Media and Sport. 1997. Croft Castle. The Schedule of Monuments. A4 Stapled.
SDV848Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey. 25".

Associated Monuments

MDV1123Related to: Croft Castle, Winkleigh (Monument)
MDV71522Related to: Winkleigh, Castle School (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 5 2007 12:57PM