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Science Building of Oundle School, Oundle

Description: Science Building of Oundle School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 June 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 231701

OS Grid Reference: TL0396988347
OS Grid Coordinates: 503969, 288347
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4832, -0.4704

Location: Glapthorn Road, Oundle, Northamptonshire PE8 4JQ

Locality: Oundle
Local Authority: East Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: PE8 4JQ

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Listing Text

1. (West Side)
1483 --------------
Science Building of Oundle School
TL 0388 1/119


1914. Tudor style, by A C Blomfield. 2 storeys in coursed stone with ashlar dressings
and slate roof. Verge, apex and end finials. 2 gabled wings flank centre section,
which has moulded gable with mullion and transom window of 10 lights to each storey.
Strings continue dripmoulds. 2 4-centred doorways under porches of 2 storeys with
parapets to sides with 3-light fanlights, stone mullions and with 3-light mullion
windows over. Wings have 2 windows of a single light over 6-light mullion and
transom windows. Ground floor has 2 windows of 2 lights, transom only, flanking
1 of 6 lights. Strings continue heads of windows. Plinth. Central bell cupola
with leaded roof. Milton Road elevation has range of 4 gables with finials. The
centre 2 have windows of 6 lights, the end 2 of 4 lights, mullions and transoms.
6 windows on ground floor. Stone multi-flue chimney stacks.

The Science Building and Yarrow House form a group.

Listing NGR: TL0396988347

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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