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Bluecoat School

A Grade II Listed Building in Bisley-with-Lypiatt, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7523 / 51°45'8"N

Longitude: -2.1417 / 2°8'30"W

OS Eastings: 390312

OS Northings: 205966

OS Grid: SO903059

Mapcode National: GBR 1MN.5BD

Mapcode Global: VH94Z.T7M0

Entry Name: Bluecoat School

Listing Date: 24 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1340367

English Heritage Legacy ID: 132614

Location: Bisley-with-Lypiatt, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Bisley-with-Lypiatt

Built-Up Area: Bisley

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Bisley All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


SO 9005 BISLEY-WITH-LYPIATT GEORGE STREET, Bisley Village
(off south side)

13/58 Bluecoat School

II

School. 1854 by G.F. Bodley. Coursed and squared limestone;
ashlar chimneys; concrete tile roof. Gothic revival style.
Single-storey; irregular plan, basically L-shaped with lower
additional range to rear. East front: gable end of wing
projecting forward to right is unequal as it incorporates catslide-
extension to right over pointed arched doorway. Large mullioned
and transomed window with trefoil heads and coloured tile pattern
in large tympanum above. Two and 3-light windows to south side of
wing; two 2-light to main range to left, all with trefoil heads.
Tall eaves-mounted chimney set between fenestration has partly
corbelled base, part extending down as buttress with battered
plinth. Gabled porch projecting forward to left has segmental
arched doorway with large trefoil tympanum recess above. Battered
plinth to porch sides below simple moulding South end: gable end
with large plate-tracered pointed window. Lower wing projects on
west side. Interior not inspected. One of Bodley's first executed
designs.


Listing NGR: SO9031205966

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