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Sytchampton Endowed School

A Grade II Listed Building in Ombersley, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2928 / 52°17'34"N

Longitude: -2.2278 / 2°13'40"W

OS Eastings: 384559

OS Northings: 266096

OS Grid: SO845660

Mapcode National: GBR 1DZ.7KR

Mapcode Global: VH927.BMLQ

Entry Name: Sytchampton Endowed School

Listing Date: 21 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1173356

English Heritage Legacy ID: 148048

Location: Ombersley, Wychavon, Worcestershire, DY13

County: Worcestershire

District: Wychavon

Civil Parish: Ombersley

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Ombersley

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

SO 86 NW OMBERSLEY CP SYTCHAMPTON

1/153 Sytchampton Endowed
School
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- II


School. Dated 1826 with mid-C20 alterations. Brick, hipped plain tiled
roof, brick end stacks with tiled offsets. Two storeys on brick plinth;
three bays with clasping pilasters and central gabled bay which projects
slightly and has a full-height, round-headed arched recess flush with wall-
face and flanked by pilasters; all windows have cambered heads and moulded
architraves; ground floor has 16-pane sashes and first floor has 12-pane
sashes; central entrance has a lean-to brick porch with clasping, moulded
buttresses, a doorway with cambered head, dropped keyblock and 4-panelled
door, rectangular lights in each side elevation; in the gable above set in
an arched niche is a datestone, shaped like a sarcophagus on which is
inscribed: "AD 1729/ CHARITY SCHOOL HOUSE/ FOUNDED BY RICHARD LLOYD/
OF COMHAMPTON IN/ THIS PARISH/ YEOMAN/ REBUILT 1826". There is also a
Sun Assusrance fire insurance mark in the gable apex. Interior not
inspected. Single storey rear additions. This school, and the former
schoolhouse in Ombersley Village (qv) were both founded under the name of
Richard Lloyd's Charity, Richard Lloyd having assigned money and lands in
his will to establish an Educational Trust to educate the children of the
parish whose parents were assessed at less than £5 per annum.


Listing NGR: SO8455966096

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