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The Old School House and Attached School and Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Kingston Bagpuize with Southmoor, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6801 / 51°40'48"N

Longitude: -1.4108 / 1°24'39"W

OS Eastings: 440830

OS Northings: 198092

OS Grid: SU408980

Mapcode National: GBR 6X1.Q3H

Mapcode Global: VHC0P.H1HB

Entry Name: The Old School House and Attached School and Walls

Listing Date: 6 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1368534

English Heritage Legacy ID: 249591

Location: Kingston Bagpuize with Southmoor, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX13

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

Civil Parish: Kingston Bagpuize with Southmo

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Kingston Bagpuize with Southmoor

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU4098 (West side)
Kingston Bagpuize
11/93 The Old School House and
attached school and walls


Schoolhouse, now house. Mid C18; remodelled and school added c.1840. Dressed and
coursed limestone rubble; gabled stone slate roof; symmetrical brick end stacks.
Central-staircase plan. 2 storeys and attic; symmetrical 5-window range.
Segmental brick arch with keystone over late C19 plank door. Re-used C17
two-light stone-mullioned chamfered windows on ground floor: first-floor gauged
brick flat arches over mid C19 two-light windows. Flushed brick storey band and
dentilled brick eaves. gabled roof dormers with C19 two-light casements.
Interior: C19 staircase and fireplace, cased beams. Subsidiary features: school
to rear left of similar materials built c.1840: one storey. 5-window range:
segmental brick arches over 2 plank doors and 2-light stone-mullioned
cavetto-moulded windows. Walls carried from rear of school to front, with iron
gate to entrance. History: the C17 windows were probably taken from the Old
Manor near Kingston House (q.v.). The school was established by John Blandy in
1736 and accommodated 14 local boys (increased to 20 in 1790) "to be taught the
art of navigation and other rules in the mathematics".
(Berkshire Record Office, Reading, Report of the Charity Commissioners,
1819-1837, pp.291-3).

Listing NGR: SU4083098092

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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