Description: The Old School House
Date Listed: 11 December 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 305368
OS Grid Reference: SP1376059829
OS Grid Coordinates: 413760, 259829
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2365, -1.7999
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ASTON CANTLOW CHURCH LANE
SP15NW (South side)
7/21 The Old School House
11/12/69 (Formerly listed as School and
School and master house, now house. 1847-48. Designed by William Butterfield.
Coursed lias with Quoins and limestone dressings. Tile roofs with coped gables;
lias and brick stacks. L-plan. Gothic Revival style. One storey and one storey
and attic; 6-window range. School projects forward on left. Entrance in outshut
in re-entrant angle has half-glazed door in arch. 3-light traceried window with
trefoiled lights and quatrefoils, and outer arch of thin voussoirs. Main range
bias plank door. Two 3-light mullioned and transomed windows, two-light mullioned
window, and lancet with transom; openings have relieving arches. Varied roof
levels. 4 dormers with C20 casements and glazed apexes. Left return side has 2
projecting external stacks; shafts missing. Paired and 4 single lancets, the
centre 3 with transoms. Rear similar to front. Late C19/early C20 brick addition
to school. interior not inspected.
(Buildings of England: Warwickshire, p.76; Paul Thompson, William Butterfield,
pp.216, 398, 401, 436).
Listing NGR: SP1376059829
Source: English Heritage
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