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Description: Sytchampton Endowed School
Date Listed: 21 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 148048
OS Grid Reference: SO8455966096
OS Grid Coordinates: 384559, 266096
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2928, -2.2278
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SO 86 NW OMBERSLEY CP SYTCHAMPTON
1/153 Sytchampton Endowed
School. Dated 1826 with mid-C20 alterations. Brick, hipped plain tiled
roof, brick end stacks with tiled offsets. Two storeys on brick plinth;
three bays with clasping pilasters and central gabled bay which projects
slightly and has a full-height, round-headed arched recess flush with wall-
face and flanked by pilasters; all windows have cambered heads and moulded
architraves; ground floor has 16-pane sashes and first floor has 12-pane
sashes; central entrance has a lean-to brick porch with clasping, moulded
buttresses, a doorway with cambered head, dropped keyblock and 4-panelled
door, rectangular lights in each side elevation; in the gable above set in
an arched niche is a datestone, shaped like a sarcophagus on which is
inscribed: "AD 1729/ CHARITY SCHOOL HOUSE/ FOUNDED BY RICHARD LLOYD/
OF COMHAMPTON IN/ THIS PARISH/ YEOMAN/ REBUILT 1826". There is also a
Sun Assusrance fire insurance mark in the gable apex. Interior not
inspected. Single storey rear additions. This school, and the former
schoolhouse in Ombersley Village (qv) were both founded under the name of
Richard Lloyd's Charity, Richard Lloyd having assigned money and lands in
his will to establish an Educational Trust to educate the children of the
parish whose parents were assessed at less than £5 per annum.
Listing NGR: SO8455966096
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Source: English Heritage
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