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The Old School

A Grade II Listed Building in Wooburn, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5811 / 51°34'52"N

Longitude: -0.6901 / 0°41'24"W

OS Eastings: 490856

OS Northings: 187730

OS Grid: SU908877

Mapcode National: GBR F74.SF4

Mapcode Global: VHFSV.0J08

Entry Name: The Old School

Listing Date: 8 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1310688

English Heritage Legacy ID: 47076

Location: Wooburn, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP10

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

Civil Parish: Wooburn

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Wooburn

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

WOOBURN TOWN LANE
SU 98 NW
6/193
Nos. 1-5 (consec.), The Old
School

GV II
Former school, converted to 5 houses. 1852, altered c.1980. Flint
with stone dressings, slate roofs, stone coped gables with moulded
kneelers and ornamental gablets. E-plan, with gabled side wings and
small parallel block attached to central spur. Formerly one storey,
now with inserted attic storey. Diagonal buttresses, stone mullion
windows with pointed arched lights. Main rear range has 4 bays of 2-light
windows and C20 skylights. Side wings have tall 3-light windows with
hoodmoulds stepped over taller central light, and roundels at apex of
each gable. Right wing has main window divided into 2 storeys, and has
large board door in left side with ornamental hinges and shallow
porch with catslide roof on shaped stone brackets. Right side of this
wing has 2 gabled semi-dormers with trefoil lights over altered 2-light
windows, and C20 lean-to porch at far end. Left wing is slightly
lower and has C20 lean-to extension to left with brick dressings
and door in left side. Small central block is of one storey and
has gabled feature to centre front with buttress, flanking lancets,
and blind trefoil inscribed "Feed my lambs." Link spur has C20 doors
in each side, the left in original Caernarvon arch.


Listing NGR: SU9085687730

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