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Bliss Charity School school House

A Grade II Listed Building in Nether Heyford, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.2209 / 52°13'15"N

Longitude: -1.0341 / 1°2'2"W

OS Eastings: 466083

OS Northings: 258515

OS Grid: SP660585

Mapcode National: GBR 9TY.PDX

Mapcode Global: VHDS3.1F6T

Entry Name: Bliss Charity School school House

Listing Date: 4 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041027

English Heritage Legacy ID: 234773

Location: Nether Heyford, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN7

County: Northamptonshire

District: South Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Nether Heyford

Built-Up Area: Nether Heyford

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Heyford St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

SP6658 (North side)
11/142 Bliss Charity School and No.2
Middle Street (School House)


School and school-house. 1879 with later C19 and C20 extensions by office of
E.F. Law. Coursed squared ironstone, ironstone dressings, plain-tile roof, stone
ridge, lateral and internal stacks. Victorian Gothic style. H-plan. 2 storeys;
6-window range. Gabled porch to left of centre with plank door and ornamental
hinges, stone lintel and small 1-light windows above in head of moulded pointed
arched surround with hood mould. 4-light stone mullion windows to ground floor
and hipped dormers. Projecting cross wings either end, that to left forming
school-house with bay window to ground floor of gable end, 4-light stone mullion
and transom window to gable end, circular sexfoiled window above, with small
circular windows either side of base, and hood mould with carved label stops.
Circular datestone to gable with hood mould and inscribed BLISS/ENDOWED
SCHOOLS/FOUNDED AD 1673/REBULT 1879. Caernarvon-arched door to inner side.
Similar doorway to left side elevation of school-house wing and to wall joining
school-room wing to Heyford Cottage adjacent to right. Chamfered plinth, sill
band, stone-coped gables with kneelers and ball finials and square bell-turret
with pyramidal roof to ridge of right wing. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SP6608358515

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

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