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Description: Twyford School
Date Listed: 5 December 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 145998
OS Grid Reference: SU4833124927
OS Grid Coordinates: 448331, 124927
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0217, -1.3123
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SU 4824 TWYFORD SEARLES HILL
5/12/55 (formerly listed as Twyford
Private school incorporating earlier house. Late C18 house which became
preparatory school in 1809, wings added to side and rear, then and upper and
lower school added c1819, dining hall and kitchens added in 1840s and chapel
in 1869, and in late C19 main hall and linking buildings between school rooms,
memorial library added to upper school in 1922. Brick with some chequer-
work, old plain tile and slate roofs. Front of original house 2 storey and
attic 3 bay with early C19 2-bay 2 storey wing slightly set back to left.
Central brick Doric porch with arched opening having key blocks, 5 C18 12-pane
sashes with gauged brick arches. Dentilled eaves and hipped roof with 3
hipped 2-light dormers and large stack behind ridge to right. Addition has
2 french windows with segmental heads, that to left being wide and above it
a large 15-pane sash with blind box, and 12-pane sash in right bay, roof
hipped. Inside behind front on ground floor C18 hall in left 2 bays, with
staircase all in unusual C18 style.
Listing NGR: SU4833324930
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Source: English Heritage
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