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The Old Bluecoat School

A Grade I Listed Building in Thatcham, West Berkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4038 / 51°24'13"N

Longitude: -1.2512 / 1°15'4"W

OS Eastings: 452179

OS Northings: 167467

OS Grid: SU521674

Mapcode National: GBR 936.VWY

Mapcode Global: VHCZD.8ZC6

Entry Name: The Old Bluecoat School

Listing Date: 10 November 1983

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1303195

English Heritage Legacy ID: 39623

Location: Thatcham, West Berkshire, RG18

County: West Berkshire

Civil Parish: Thatcham

Built-Up Area: Thatcham

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Thatcham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

THATCHAM CHAPEL ST. (North side)
SU 56NW
2/6 The Old Bluecoat School

I

Chapel, now shop. Fiunded 1304 and dedicated to St Thomas, windows altered in C17,
porch added in C19. Flint and brick plinth, rendered with stone dressings, old
tile roof. 2 bays. North and south windows with moulded surrounds, returned hood
moulds and wooden mullions and transoms. Blocked doorway at east end of south side
with 2 centred arch and hood mould with square stops. West end has gabled porch
with 2 centred arch and hood mould with square stops; flanked by C14 canopied
niches and with small blind arch in gable end above. Interior: roof C19 except
for one older tie beam. V.C.H. Vol.3. p.311. B.O.E. Berkshire. p.204. Murray's
Berkshire Architectural Guide. Betjeman and Piper. 1949 p.146.


Listing NGR: SU5217767469

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