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Description: Walter Scott Charity School
Date Listed: 22 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 153572
OS Grid Reference: SO6005424030
OS Grid Coordinates: 360054, 224030
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9134, -2.5821
1560 OLD GLOUCESTER ROAD
Walter Scott Charity
SO 6024 1/66 22.10.52.
Founded as a Bluecoat School for 30 boys and 30 girls in 1717. Disused through
lack of funds. Re-endowed by Walter Scott a citizen in 1786 and restored
in 1887. 2 storeys and cellar. Red brick. Centre breaks forward and has
a pediment. 2-3-2 sash windows, but central window has been replaced by
an inscription giving dates etc. On ground floor 6 sash windows in arched
sinkings with band below. These have round heads with architraves. A moulded
cornice connects the imposts of the arches. Stucco plinth. Wide doorway
with open pediment on Tuscan columns and pilasters. Wide fanlight. Slender
stone gate piers with ball terminals.
Listing NGR: SO6005424030
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Source: English Heritage
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