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Description: Master's Court
Date Listed: 24 April 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 248460
OS Grid Reference: SP7038206191
OS Grid Coordinates: 470382, 206191
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7500, -0.9819
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THAME CHURCH ROAD
SP7006SW (East side)
8/33 Master's Court
24/04/51 (Formerly listed as No.14
(Lord Williams' Grammar
Grammar school, now offices. Dated 1569 to inscribed stone panel to central
cross-gable. Rendered stone plinth; uncoursed stone rubble with ashlar stone
dressings; C20 plain-tile roof; stone end stacks with brick diagonally-set
flues. 2 storeys and attic; 5-window range: 1:3:1. Ribbed and studded door to
central Tudor-arched doorway with chamfered surround and hood mould. 2-light
stone mullion windows with hood moulds and metal casements to ground floor
except C19 angled bay window, with stone hipped roof, to left, having stone
mullion windows. Panel with armorial crest of Lord Williams of Thame above door.
3-light stone mullion windows with hood moulds and metal casements to first
floor left, centre, and right. 2-light stone mullion windows with hood moulds
and metal casements to left and right of centre. Parapetted cross-gable to entry
with 4-light stone mullion window with hood mould and metal casement. Mid C19
gabled full dormers to left and right with 2-light stone mullion windows.
Interior: mid C16 stone fireplaces to most rooms. C20 staircase from ground
floor to attic. Queen post roofs. History: school founded by Lord Williams of
Thame in 1558. C20 additions to rear are not of special architectural interest.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, 1979, p.814).
Listing NGR: SP7038206191
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Source: English Heritage
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