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Description: Parrotts School
Date Listed: 29 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 252962
OS Grid Reference: SP4388419809
OS Grid Coordinates: 443884, 219809
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8751, -1.3639
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WOOTTON CHURCH STREET
SP4319 (West side)
15/307 Parrotts School
School. Building to right has inscribed tablet reading GIRLS
SCHOOL/FOUNDED/1836. Coursed limestone rubble; gabled stone slate roof; moulded
stone right end stack. 2 storeys; 2-window range. Timber lintels over C19
two-light leaded casements, with small iron opening lights. Building to left has
inscribed tablet reading PARROTTS SCHOOL/ENDOWED/1788/BUILT 1835. Similar
materials, with brick end stack. One-storey, 3-window range. Stone lintels over
3-light chamfered wood-mullioned windows. Left bay has stone lintel over C20
window above C20 door set in chamfered stone surround. Late C19 rear wing with
large stone lateral stack. Endowed with income of 61 pounds per annum from
Parrott's charity of 1788, and later by Reverend Charles Lee who built the
Girl's School and had School Cottages and Balliol Cottage built as an endowment
to provide for education of 6 girls. Included for group value.
(Kelly's Directory, 1883, p716; VCH: Oxfordshire, Vol XI, p284)
Listing NGR: SP4388419809
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Source: English Heritage
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