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Coln House School

A Grade II Listed Building in Fairford, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7068 / 51°42'24"N

Longitude: -1.787 / 1°47'13"W

OS Eastings: 414817

OS Northings: 200912

OS Grid: SP148009

Mapcode National: GBR 4SH.YVS

Mapcode Global: VHB2T.ZC5F

Entry Name: Coln House School

Listing Date: 17 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1172655

English Heritage Legacy ID: 129765

Location: Fairford, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Fairford

Built-Up Area: Fairford

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: South Cotswold Team Ministry

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

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14/208 Coln House School


Founded as The Retreat, a private asylum, in 1822 by Alexander
Iles, extended 1829, became school for ESN children in 1949.
Coursed and dressed stone on chamfered plinth with alternating
flush quoins, moulded cornice and blocking course. Low-pitched
hipped slate roofs, with scattered stone stacks, including some
raised in brick. Large corner building composed of three blocks,
mostly 3 storeys. Front to Milton Street has 2 windows to each
block, 6-pane sashes on second floor, 12-pane on first and ground
floors, with continuous first floor sill band on two outer blocks,
all in flush stone surrounds. Central block windows are lower on
each floor than side blocks. Ground floor has large stone doorcase
in right hand block, with attached Ionic columns on bases, with
entablature and pediment, and channelled rustication to door
surround. Door of 6 moulded recessed panels with sidelights, up 2
moulded stone steps. Curved corner to right hand block with
cornice continued round to rear. Similar fenestration to rear with
some C20 alterations.
(VCH, Gloucestershire, Vol.VII, 1981)

Listing NGR: SP1481700912

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