MDE21386 - The Old School House, Heasley Mill (Monument)

Summary

The school was built in 1870 and had a board from 1875. It closed in 1946.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Heasley mill. Old school, built 1870. [1] 'school' marked on 6 and 25 inch 1st Edition Ordnance Survey maps. [2,3] Shown but not marked on the 1963 Ordnance Survey map. [4] Now used as Community Centre. [5] Heasley Mill School was a voluntary school taken over by a board in 1875. The school closed in 1946. [6]

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Archive: Devon County Council. Various. Devon SMR / HER records / parish files - Exmoor records. J Samuel, March 1992, worksheet in Parish Files.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1896. County Series, First Edition 6 Inch Map. 1:10560. 1887, 15NW.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1963. 6 Inch Map: 1963.
  • <5> Archive: Devon County Council. Various. Devon SMR / HER records / parish files - Exmoor records. BD Hughes, 1978, Photograph album in SMR.
  • <6> Monograph: Sellman, R.R.. 1967. Devon Village Schools in the Nineteenth Century. David and Charles Limited. 73, 159.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7364 3221 (16m by 23m)
Map sheet SS73SW
Civil Parish NORTH MOLTON, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 43052
  • Devon SMR: SS73SW/90

Record last edited

Apr 17 2019 12:58PM

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