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Swanbourne House School

A Grade II Listed Building in Swanbourne, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.9363 / 51°56'10"N

Longitude: -0.8389 / 0°50'20"W

OS Eastings: 479920

OS Northings: 227062

OS Grid: SP799270

Mapcode National: GBR C00.JQX

Mapcode Global: VHDTK.DLVG

Entry Name: Swanbourne House School

Listing Date: 17 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1215266

English Heritage Legacy ID: 400370

Location: Swanbourne, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, MK17

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Swanbourne

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Swanbourne

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP 72 NE


Swanbourne House School


School, formerly mansion with attached service wing. Dated 1865 on
rainwater heads. By William Burn for Fremantle family. White brick
with stone dressings, slate roofs and white brick chimneys with moulded
stone caps. Classical in style with quoins, moulded plinth with stone
panels below ground floor windows, second floor sill course, moulded
cornice and balustraded parapet. 3 storeys, N. front of 5 bays, the
outer bays slightly projecting, Sash windows, those to ground floor
without glazing bars and in architrave surrounds with plain friezes and
moulded cornices above. Upper windows have shouldered architraves.
Centre has projecting single storey porch with balustraded parapet,
similar sashes to sides, and double panelled doors in architrave surround
with flanking Doric columns and entablature. Right side of 3 bays has
canted bay windows to ground floor of outer bays. Rear has 7 bays,
the outer pair of bays on each side projecting slightly with ground
floor windows set back in segmental relieving arches. Service block
to east has plain parapet, cornice, first floor band course, plinth
and plain window surrounds. 2 storeys, 9 bays. 4 left bays project.
2 bays to left have barred windows to ground floor, remainder have
sashes. 4-panelled door in right-hand bay has porch with pair of
arches on Doric piers.

Listing NGR: SP7992027062

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