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Schoolhouse and Attached Infants School

A Grade II* Listed Building in Great Milton, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7216 / 51°43'17"N

Longitude: -1.0901 / 1°5'24"W

OS Eastings: 462950

OS Northings: 202937

OS Grid: SP629029

Mapcode National: GBR B12.16N

Mapcode Global: VHCXY.2Z2K

Entry Name: Schoolhouse and Attached Infants School

Listing Date: 18 July 1963

Last Amended: 21 May 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1047492

English Heritage Legacy ID: 246890

Location: Great Milton, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX44

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Great Milton

Built-Up Area: Great Milton

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Great Milton

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

GREAT MILTON HIGH STREET
SP60SW (West side)
5/124 Schoolhouse and attached
18/07/63 Infants School
(Formerly listed as Great
Milton School)

- II*


Schoolhouse and attached school. Early C17 and 1854. Coursed limestone rubble
with ashlar dressings; old plain tile roof with brick stacks. H-plan. 2 storeys
plus attics. C17 range to left projects to front and rear with stone gable
parapets, ornamental kneelers and apex finials. Front gable has stone-mullioned
windows of 4, 3 and 2 lights, all with concave chamfers and labels. Entrance in
return to right has a studded door with strap hinges in a 4-centre arched
doorway with recessed spandrels and label. 2-light mullioned window above has
diamond-leaded lights. Externally-C19 centre range of one bay has 3-light
mullioned windows and a 2-light gabled roof dormer. School room range to right
has matching front gable (slightly lower) with a large stone mullioned and
transomed window. Arched doorway in left return facing schoolhouse door. Very
large stack to left of centre with 5 tall shafts set alternately straight and
diagonal. Further single-shaft stack to right of centre with tiled bellcote.
Left gable wall has further C17 mullioned windows to 3 floors with single-storey
range projecting to rear. Interior: Several 4-centre arched stone fireplaces;
beams with elaborate double-ovolo mouldings, some intersecting; dogleg stair to
attics with winders; timber-framed partitions; butt-purlin roof. Inscription on
schoolroom wing "HILTON/NATIONAL/SCHOOL/1854".
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.VII, p. 118; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.622).


Listing NGR: SP6292302945

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