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Rycotewood College

A Grade II Listed Building in Thame, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7503 / 51°45'1"N

Longitude: -0.9855 / 0°59'7"W

OS Eastings: 470131

OS Northings: 206225

OS Grid: SP701062

Mapcode National: GBR B0T.9MW

Mapcode Global: VHDVF.V8WJ

Entry Name: Rycotewood College

Listing Date: 16 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1368779

English Heritage Legacy ID: 248578

Location: Thame, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX9

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Thame

Built-Up Area: Thame

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Thame St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP7006SW (North-west side)
8/147 Rycotewood College


Workhouse, now college. c.1835, by George Wilkinson, with late C19 and C20
alterations and additions. Red brick; slate roof; brick stacks to rear. Complex
plan of 3-storey central octagonal pavilion with 2-storey, 6-window wings to
left and right, and 3-storey, 7-window cross-wings to ends. C20 doors to most
doorways. 12-pane unhorned sashes with cambered brick heads to window openings
of central octagonal pavilion. Basket-arched openings to ground floor of wings
having C20 wooden casements. 2-light wood casements to first floor of wings and
to all window openings of cross-wings. Hipped roofs, that to central octagon has
lead ridges and copper weathervane to apex. Interior: cast iron columns support
ceiling of ground floor central octagon. C20 alterations to interior. C20
additions to rear and late C19 single-storey cross-wing to centre.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, 1979, p.809).

Listing NGR: SP7013106225

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