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School and Assembly Rooms

A Grade II Listed Building in Winchcombe, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.9524 / 51°57'8"N

Longitude: -1.9664 / 1°57'58"W

OS Eastings: 402406

OS Northings: 228217

OS Grid: SP024282

Mapcode National: GBR 3N1.FPS

Mapcode Global: VHB1K.V6T2

Entry Name: School and Assembly Rooms

Listing Date: 31 October 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1340249

English Heritage Legacy ID: 133911

Location: Winchcombe, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL54

County: Gloucestershire

District: Tewkesbury

Civil Parish: Winchcombe

Built-Up Area: Winchcombe

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Winchcombe St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

(south side)
School and Assembly


School, later Working Men's Club, now Assembly Rooms and commercial premises.
Dated 1857. Limestone ashlar, stone slate roof, coped gables. Modest
Victorian Gothic, L-plan with cross wing containing assembly hall, gable
to street, left, then cross passage, with main wing parallel to street hav-
ing secondary gable near right-hand end; return set to steep slope of ine-
yard Street. Gable is one storey with 5-light stepped lancets with cusping
under continuous stepped string under oculus with mouchettes ; a plate glass
shop front has been cut across the bottom of the main window. Then 1½
storey section with 3 face gables containing 2-light ogee-cusped windows
under small oculus, and 3-light cusped below, between two arched entrances;
right is gable with 3-light window with stepped drip over wider section
weather-stepped outwards containing small 3-light window at pavement level.
On return gable 1:3:1 lancets with some cusping under oculus as main gable,
all over string stepped before quoins, and 3-light small window and door.
Although modified for commercial use, many original interior fittings remain.
In addition to its key role visually in Abbey Terrace, this is a building
of social significance to Winchcombe. A small faience tablet, left hand
end, records that the building treated 809 cases as a hospital between
16 May 1915 and 30 November 1918.

Listing NGR: SP0240428218

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