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Latitude: 51.4896 / 51°29'22"N
Longitude: -0.6089 / 0°36'31"W
OS Eastings: 496680
OS Northings: 177654
OS Grid: SU966776
Mapcode National: GBR F8D.GW8
Mapcode Global: VHFT8.DTGG
Entry Name: Porny School
Listing Date: 8 December 1997
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1031548
English Heritage Legacy ID: 468987
Location: Eton, Windsor and Maidenhead, SL4
County: Windsor and Maidenhead
Civil Parish: Eton
Built-Up Area: Eton
Traditional County: Buckinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire
Church of England Parish: Eton
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SU 9677 NE ETON HIGH STREET
851/1/10003 Porny School
School and master's house. 1863-73, to the designs of G.E. Street. Polychrome red and blue brick with stone dressings. Banded slate roofs with pierced clay ridge tiles and stone coped gable ends. Brick gable-end and axial stacks with set-offs, each with pair of short stone circular shafts.
High Victorian Gothic style.
PLAN: Master's house in range at front with archway at right [S] end through to schoolrooms adjoining at rear [E]; the original schoolroom was extended in 1873 by addition of a large 2-storey range.
EXTERIOR: 2 storey 5-bay front range in polychrome red brick with blue brick diaper patterns, bands and relieving arches to 3-light stone mullion ground floor windows with sashes; to right a cusped segmental stone arch and shallow wooden oriel on brachets over 2-light wooden window with glazing bars; weathered brick plinth and string at first floor window cill level, 3-light first floor casements; the string continues around left [N] gable end where it is raised at centre; short wing added at rear with twin half-hipped roofs. Red brick schoolrooms at rear with slate gable-ended roofs, the first single storey, the second a tall 2-storey range with lancets and rose windows in the gable ends; and another single-storey range at right angles to the east. INTERIOR: Schoolrooms ceiled. NOTE: This school replaced the Porny School of 1813 [listed No.29 High St], which was founded by a Frenchman called Porny.
SOURCE: Buildings of England, p.139.
Listing NGR: SU9668077654
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