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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1340249
English Heritage Legacy ID: 133911
Location: Winchcombe, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL54
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
SP 02 28 WINCHCOMBE ABBEY TERRACE
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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