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Northcourt House School, Abingdon on Thames

Description: Northcourt House School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 January 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 250414

OS Grid Reference: SU5003498266
OS Grid Coordinates: 450034, 198266
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6809, -1.2777

Location: Northcourt Lane, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 1PN

Locality: Abingdon on Thames
Local Authority: Vale of White Horse District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX14 1PN

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Listing Text


SU 5098 3/324 19.1.51 Northcourt House School
SU 5198 3/324


Square in plan, extension to the north-west. Dated 1805 with initials
K.H.A Built by Henry Knapp (died 1825) and Anne his wife (Monument
in St Helen's Church, Abingdon). Three storeys in chequered brick,
rubble cellars. Welsh slate hipped roof behind a small parapet over a
stone moulded modillioned cornice. Entrance on the East, square stone
porch with quatrefoil panelled balustrade, brick finials. Long
segmental arched window through first and second floors flanked on each
storey by two windows with glazing bars on the right and by two blocked
windows to the left. All with red brick arches, double hung sashes with
glazing bars.
To the south, the windows have blind boxes, except on the ground floor.
Interior:- Contemporary staircase and fireplaces.

Listing NGR: SU5003498266

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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