MEM21956 - Church House, Bury, Brompton Regis (Building)


The Church House was a school, then an Anglican chapel.

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This building was a school, then an Anglican chapel, and is now a private house. [1] Bury School was built in 1890 and began to be used as an Anglican Chapel of Ease, which was turned into a house in 1980. [2] A school is marked on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map at SS 9443 2750. [3] The school is also depicted on the 2nd Edition map. [4] The main benefactor of Bury school was Lady Carnarvon, in the 1870s. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Monograph: Binding, H. + Bonham-Carter, V.. 1986. Old Dulverton and Around: Dulverton - Bury - Brushford - Exebridge. The Exmoor Press. P.80, Photograph.
  • <2> Monograph: Dulverton and District Civic Society. 2002. The Book of Dulverton, Brushford, Bury and Exebridge. Halsgrove. P.137, 143.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <5> Monograph: Villiers, S.. 2012. Village schooling in Somerset: Learn 'em hard. Ryelands.. 1st Edition. 214.



Grid reference Centred SS 9442 2750 (16m by 14m) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS92NW

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Record last edited

Dec 11 2017 12:56PM


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