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Latitude: 51.8658 / 51°51'56"N
Longitude: -0.8318 / 0°49'54"W
OS Eastings: 480534
OS Northings: 219228
OS Grid: SP805192
Mapcode National: GBR D24.SNJ
Mapcode Global: VHDTY.JCMH
Entry Name: John Bridle's Hall school House
Listing Date: 29 January 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1117844
English Heritage Legacy ID: 42165
Location: Hardwick, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP22
District: Aylesbury Vale
Civil Parish: Hardwick
Traditional County: Buckinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire
Church of England Parish: Hardwick
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SP 81 NW HARDWICK LOWER ROAD
6/16 John Bridle's Hall and School
Village hall, formerly school, and house. Hall is dated 1871 on tablet,
possibly designed by George Devey. House altered and extended at
similar date for school-master, but has C17-early C18 core. Hall is of
red brick with blue diapers and irregular rubble stone in lower
walls and plinth. Ashlar window surrounds and mullions. Tiled roof,
stone coped gables, brick chimneys with off-set stacks and diagonal
shafts. L-plan with extensions in rear angle. One storey. Front to road
has gabled cross wing to left with cross window and small round
opening above. Upper lights of cross window have 4-centred heads.
Range to right has similar eaves-breaking window to centre with gable over,
and flanking 2-light windows. Square timber bell-cote has ogee lead roof
with ball finial. Entry to rear. House attached to right has
1870s extension to front, of red brick with half-timbered gable to
projecting bay, and chimney with 3 diagonal shafts in angle. Wing
to rear has some timber framing, obscured by lean-to to west, tile
hung to far gable, but is partly rebuilt in brick. Central chimney,
tiled roofs. 1½ storeys. Irregular wooden casements, board door
in lean-to porch to left.
RCHM II p.143 Mon. 13.
Listing NGR: SP8053419228
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