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The Old Schoolhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Woodchester, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7158 / 51°42'57"N

Longitude: -2.2338 / 2°14'1"W

OS Eastings: 383941

OS Northings: 201927

OS Grid: SO839019

Mapcode National: GBR 1MY.637

Mapcode Global: VH954.74FG

Entry Name: The Old Schoolhouse

Listing Date: 28 June 1960

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1090665

English Heritage Legacy ID: 132073

Location: Woodchester, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Woodchester

Built-Up Area: Woodchester

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Woodchester St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SO 8201-8301 WOODCHESTER ATCOMBE ROAD
(east side), South Woodchester

18/198 The Old Schoolhouse

28.6.60
II

Former school building and attached house. Late C17; c1840
school building. Random rubble limestone, partially roughcast
rendered; ashlar limestone to school; ashlar and brick rebuilt
chimneys; stone slate roof. Two-storey house; 2-storey school
on east side forming L-plan. South front: gable end of house to
left with doorway behind C20 glazed conservatory porch; timber
casement to left; 3-light chamfered mullioned upper floor casement
with hoodmould. Two-window 3-light mullioned fenestration to
school to right all with Tudor headed lights and hoodmoulds.
Hipped roof to school with eaves-mounted chimney on east side
having plain cap. North: gable end of house to right with large
bow window to ground floor, cross window to upper floor with timber
lintel and small fixed light above. Small casement and doorway
with glazed door under combined hoodmould on east side of house.
C20 addition to rear of school is not of special interest. West
side of house is built against road embankment with blocked upper
floor chamfered doorway having small gable over. Interior not
inspected. School built as one of several dame schools in
Woodchester.
(F.A. Little, Woodchester Village History, 1926; and W.J. Sheils,
'Woodchester' in V.C.H. Glos. xi, 1976, pp. 294-304.)


Listing NGR: SO8394101927

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