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Bluecoat School, Bisley-with-Lypiatt

Description: Bluecoat School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 132614

OS Grid Reference: SO9031205966
OS Grid Coordinates: 390312, 205966
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7523, -2.1417

Location: School Road, Bisley, Gloucestershire GL6 7BB

Locality: Bisley-with-Lypiatt
Local Authority: Stroud District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL6 7BB

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Listing Text

(off south side)

13/58 Bluecoat School


School. 1854 by G.F. Bodley. Coursed and squared limestone;
ashlar chimneys; concrete tile roof. Gothic revival style.
Single-storey; irregular plan, basically L-shaped with lower
additional range to rear. East front: gable end of wing
projecting forward to right is unequal as it incorporates catslide-
extension to right over pointed arched doorway. Large mullioned
and transomed window with trefoil heads and coloured tile pattern
in large tympanum above. Two and 3-light windows to south side of
wing; two 2-light to main range to left, all with trefoil heads.
Tall eaves-mounted chimney set between fenestration has partly
corbelled base, part extending down as buttress with battered
plinth. Gabled porch projecting forward to left has segmental
arched doorway with large trefoil tympanum recess above. Battered
plinth to porch sides below simple moulding South end: gable end
with large plate-tracered pointed window. Lower wing projects on
west side. Interior not inspected. One of Bodley's first executed

Listing NGR: SO9031205966

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Source: English Heritage

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