About Old School Room, Chew Magna
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The Old School Room in Chew Magna, Somerset, England was built around 1510. It is a Grade II* listed building.
It was built as a church house for the neighbouring Church of St Andrew. The upstairs room was the local school from the mid or early 15th century, with the village poorhouse below. The ground floor was divided into cubicles which housed the destitute and occasionally prisoners. It also served as the meeting place of the Court leet.