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Blake House Blake School, Witney

Description: Blake House Blake School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 252643

OS Grid Reference: SP3614309657
OS Grid Coordinates: 436143, 209657
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7844, -1.4774

Location: 28 Church Lane, Witney, Oxfordshire OX28 3LA

Locality: Witney
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX28 3LA

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Listing Text

8/89 Blake School and Blake House

Tithe barn, now school. Cl7, remodelled as school, c.1850-60. Schoolhouse to
front: squared and coursed limestone with ashlar dressings; gabled stone slate
roof; brick end stacks. 2-unit plan. 2 storeys; symmetrical 2-window range.
Bracketed flat hood over beaded 4-panelled door with overlight. Stone lintels
over 6-pane sashes. C20 two-storey bay to left. School to rear of similar
materials and in Gothic Revival style. Ouatrefoil window to right; C20
extensions to left; rear gable has quatrefoil light above 4-light intersecting
tracery window. Right-angle wing to rear right has hood mould and pointed
chamfered doorway and 2-light cinquefoil-headed window. Interior: school, former
barn, has 5-bay collar-truss roof with butt purlins. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SP3614609654

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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