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Description: Village School
Date Listed: 10 November 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 250594
OS Grid Reference: SU2399488958
OS Grid Coordinates: 423994, 188958
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5990, -1.6550
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1. SHRIVENHAM HIGH STREET
SU 2488 8/45 10.11.52 Village School
(formerly listed as
II GV the Old School House)
1863 in Gothic style enlarged in 1899 of rubble stone and stone dressings with a
gabled stone tiled roof and 3 stone stacks. The roadside front reveals the plan of
School Hall at right angles to the road, gable ended with a bellcote and chimney stack
eleverly combined and adjoining to the E, the Schoolmaster's house. A further
1 storey gabled range to the W is the 1899 addition. A stepped and pointed 3 cusped
light window lights the hall and there is a 3 cusped light window to the ground floor
gable end of the Schoolmaster's house. The range between is of 2 storeys and has 2
and 3 light mullions. The schoolroom door is ledged with wrought iron hinges under a
depressed pointed arch. A similar door with less elaborate ironwork gives access to
the master's house. The bellcote has a trefoiled opening below it and a triangular r
gable-above faith a finial.
A catslide roof porjects over 1 storey ranges to the rear.
Listing NGR: SU2399488958
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Source: English Heritage
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