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Cloister and Upper Dormitory,octagon and Schoolroom

A Grade II Listed Building in Radley, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6928 / 51°41'34"N

Longitude: -1.2516 / 1°15'5"W

OS Eastings: 451824

OS Northings: 199605

OS Grid: SU518996

Mapcode National: GBR 8ZQ.VRH

Mapcode Global: VHCY1.8Q54

Entry Name: Cloister and Upper Dormitory,octagon and Schoolroom

Listing Date: 24 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1048292

English Heritage Legacy ID: 249784

Location: Radley, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX14

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

Civil Parish: Radley

Built-Up Area: Radley

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Radley

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

9/108 Cloister and Upper Dormitory,
Octagon and Schoolroom
Cloisters. Mid C19; 1891 by Sir T.G. Jackson. Flemish bond brick with terracotta
dressings and string course; gabled C20 tile roof; brick rear lateral stack.
Late Gothic style. 2 storeys; symmetrical 9-window range. Moulded terracotta
doorway and 2-light windows, with traceried heads and angel stops to hood moulds
on ground floor: offset buttresses and crenellated parapet. Right-angled range
to front left with similar 3-window range front and finials to 3 gables: to left
is gable end, in similar style with 3-storey bay window and 2-light windows, of
older 1849 dormitory range. Octagon, 1859, to left, of chequer brick with
pyramidal C20 tile roof: of 3 storeys; each face has 2 trefoil-headed lights
above Tudor-style stone-mullioned 2-light windows on ground and first floors. To
rear of cloister walk are 3 gabled bays of early C19 brick building with sash
windows and circular stair-turret: a small 2-storey wing with pointed windows
extends to rear of this. Late C16/early C17 barn to rear left, of heavy timber
framing with brick infill and gabled C20 tile roof: 8-bay queen-post roof. This
barn was rebuilt with additions in 1848 to form the present schoolroom.
(T.D. Raikes, Fifty Years of St. Peter's College, Radley, 1897, pp.7, 22;
Buildings of England: Berkshire, p.197).

Listing NGR: SU5182499605

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