Description: Main Quadrangle, Library and Chapel at Bancroft's School
Date Listed: 22 February 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 204839
OS Grid Reference: TQ4040193151
OS Grid Coordinates: 540401, 193151
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6197, 0.0267
Library and Chapel at
TQ 49 SW 2/2
1870. Tudor style school. Designed by Sir Arthur Blomfield. Large quadrangular
group of buildings. Red brick. Spare stone dressings. Steeply pitched tile
roof. Symmetrical main front. Central 4-storeyed gate tower, with octagonal
corner turrets, 2 tier oriel window and battlements. Based probably on that
of St John's College, Cambridge. Other windows with mullions and transoms.
Tall gabled dormers. Inside the quadrangle, cloisters with later glazing in
the arches. The library and chapel have fine contemporary interiors. Wrought
iron gates with both stone and wrought iron piers.
Listing NGR: TQ4040193151
Source: English Heritage
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