Description: The Prebendal School
Date Listed: 8 October 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 300297
OS Grid Reference: SU8583604840
OS Grid Coordinates: 485836, 104840
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8367, -0.7824
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No 52 (The Prebendal School)
SU 8504 NE 3/147
With No 53 (Prebendal School House).
Gothic building renovated in 1830 (had been re-founded in 1497). Tall
narrow building. Some medieval features remain. Northern front of
dressed flints with galletted flint, and stone quoins and dressings.
4 storeys (including cellar or undercroft). Parapet. Pointed gable
rising from parapet. Stringcourse above ground floor. 1 window bay.
Windows with lattice tracery and pointed panes set in square headed stone
arches; 2 lights with 1 tier each to attic storey window; 3 lights with 2
tiers each to 1st floor window. Double wooden boarded door set in 4
centred arch with stone architrave. Round arched opening to cellar. 2
original windows with corbels (1 blocked) in dormitory and passageway at
2nd storey level; panelling in 1st floor. Turret stair-well behind to
south-west. Semi-circular arched opening to cellar in north front; this
part of cellar now blocked up.
Nos 52 to 56 (consec) form a group.
Listing NGR: SU8585004839
Source: English Heritage
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