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School and Schoolhouse, Great Tew

Description: School and Schoolhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 August 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 251890

OS Grid Reference: SP3958129252
OS Grid Coordinates: 439581, 229252
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9604, -1.4254

Location: Old Road, Great Tew, Oxfordshire OX7 4AN

Locality: Great Tew
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX7 4AN

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Listing Text

SP3929 (South side)
10/78 School and Schoolhouse
27/08/56 (Formerly listed as School)

School and schoolhouse. 1852. Coursed squared marlstone with ashlar dressings;
Stonesfield-slate roofs with limestone ashlar stacks. 2 L-shaped ranges around a
small courtyard. To left of front, shorter wing of schoolroom range has a gabled
stone porch with arched entrance between 2-light stone-mullioned windows with
lattice glazing and labels; left gable has a large canopied bellcote above a
4-light stone mullioned-and-transomed window; 5-window rear wing has 2-light
mullioned-and-transomed windows, all with labels, and another 4-light window in
the rear gable wall. Shorter wing of schoolhouse range is set back to right of
the front, behind later flat-roofed extensions, and returns on right with
stone-mullioned windows of 3, 1 and 2 lights below stone-gabled dormers of 2, 1
and 2 lights, all with labels and lattice glazing. Rear gable wall has a 2-light
mullioned window above a canted 4-light bay window with stone mullions and
crenellated stone roof. Roofs have gable parapets with carved kneelers and
clusters of octagonal stacks with moulded caps. Interior not inspected.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.XI, p.225; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.627).

Listing NGR: SP3958129252

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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