Description: St John's School (Roman Catholic)
Date Listed: 14 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 244482
OS Grid Reference: SP4538240174
OS Grid Coordinates: 445382, 240174
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0581, -1.3395
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BANBURY SOUTH BAR STREET
St. John's School (R.C.)
School, now Church Rooms. c.1839-42 by Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin (Prof. Pheobe Stanton). Coursed squared blocks of limestone. Steeply pitched slate roof. Stone end stacks. Stone copings and quoins. L-plan. 2 storeys and basement. Entrance to right via stone steps into gabled porch at first floor. Porch has pointed arched doorway with moulded chamfered jambs and hood mould with foliated stops. Plank door. Ground floor has 3-light stone-mullioned windows with square heads. First floor has 3-light stone-mullioned windows with traceried heads and glazing bars, and two single-light windows. Front to Dashwood Road: 3-window range with gable fronted bay to left. Ground floor has long C20 window to left, single-light window and a 3-light square headed stone-mullioned window. First floor has three 2-light stone-mullioned windows, 2 with traceried heads. Ornamental ridge tiles.
Interior not inspected. Included for group value. (Buildings of England:
Oxfordshire, 1974, p.437: V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.X, p.107).
Listing NGR: SP4538240174
Source: English Heritage
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