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Description: Wilmcote Church of England Jnior and Infant School
Date Listed: 11 December 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 305374
OS Grid Reference: SP1640057866
OS Grid Coordinates: 416400, 257866
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2188, -1.7613
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ASTON CANTLOW CHURCH ROAD
SP15NE (West side)
8/27 Wilmcote Church of England
11/12/69 Junior and Infant School
(Formerly listed as Village
School. 1845, with later additions. Designed by William Butterfield for Edward
Knottesford Fortescue. Lias rubble, with regular coursed lias front wings, and
limestone ashlar dressings. Old tile and late C20 tile roofs with coped gables.
Lias stacks. Gothic Revival style. One storey. Rear elevation to churchyard:
3-window range. Arched plank door in right end has block surround. Single and
3-light limestone mullioned windows with segmental-headed lights. Large dormer
with glazing bars above and to left of door. Large external stack on left; shaft
removed. Small gabled range in re-entrant angle between school and The Old
Vicarage (q.v.) has small window and coped gable. Left return side has 2-light
Decorated style window with trefoiled ogee lights and quatrefoil, and lias
voussoirs. Buttress below. Wing beyond this has large external stack and
flanking 2-light wood mullioned windows with segmental-headed lights. Front
elevation, largely obscured by mid/late C20 additions, has gables. Forms part of
an interesting group with Church of St. Andrew (q.v.) and The Old Vicarage
(Buildings of England: Warwickshire, p.474; Paul Thompson: William Butterfield,
Listing NGR: SP1640057866
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Source: English Heritage
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