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Gatehouse and Flanking Blocks at Douai School

A Grade II Listed Building in Woolhampton, West Berkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4082 / 51°24'29"N

Longitude: -1.1713 / 1°10'16"W

OS Eastings: 457736

OS Northings: 168008

OS Grid: SU577680

Mapcode National: GBR 939.QP8

Mapcode Global: VHCZF.NV4W

Entry Name: Gatehouse and Flanking Blocks at Douai School

Listing Date: 10 November 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1117269

English Heritage Legacy ID: 39689

Location: Woolhampton, West Berkshire, RG7

County: West Berkshire

Parish: Woolhampton

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Woolhampton

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

Listing Text

WOOLHAMPTON UPPER WOOLHAMPTON
SU 56 NE
3/14 Gatehouse And Flanking
Blocks At Douai School

GV II

Gatehouse and flanking school buildings. 1893-5 by F A Walters in a neo-Gothic
style. Red brick with stone dressings, plinth, corbel table and coped battle-
mented parapet; roof not visible. Free Perpendicular style. Gatehouse tower:
3 storeys. First and second floor windows with 2 cusped lights, those on
second floor arched with hoodmoulds, flanking 2 canopied niches with figures.
Central moulded 4-centered archway with hoodmould, and carved coats of arms to
each side above. 2 short brick walls projecting to each side with stone coping,
square piers, and finials with carved coats of arms topped by lamps. Left-hand
block: red brick with stone dressings and brick cill course; tiled roof with
central ridge stack and parapetted gabled semi-dormer to left with casement.
2 1/2 storeys. Three 2-light windows on each floor; first floor 2-light 4-centered
arched window to left with transom and Y-tracery. Right-hand block: red brick
with cill courses; tiled roof, and 2 gables with planted timbers and casements.
2 storeys and attic. 2 canted bays rising to first floor with coped parapets,
and mullioned and transomed windows. These buildings were built originally
for St. Mary's College. BOE; Berkshire, p. 312; Berkshire Architectural
Guide, Betjeman and Piper, Murray, 1949, p. 156.


Listing NGR: SU5773668008

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