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School and Schoolhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Tew, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9604 / 51°57'37"N

Longitude: -1.4254 / 1°25'31"W

OS Eastings: 439581

OS Northings: 229252

OS Grid: SP395292

Mapcode National: GBR 6SR.0GL

Mapcode Global: VHBZ4.7ZTK

Entry Name: School and Schoolhouse

Listing Date: 27 August 1956

Last Amended: 18 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052516

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251890

Location: Great Tew, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Great Tew

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Great Tew

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP3929 (South side)
10/78 School and Schoolhouse
27/08/56 (Formerly listed as School)

School and schoolhouse. 1852. Coursed squared marlstone with ashlar dressings;
Stonesfield-slate roofs with limestone ashlar stacks. 2 L-shaped ranges around a
small courtyard. To left of front, shorter wing of schoolroom range has a gabled
stone porch with arched entrance between 2-light stone-mullioned windows with
lattice glazing and labels; left gable has a large canopied bellcote above a
4-light stone mullioned-and-transomed window; 5-window rear wing has 2-light
mullioned-and-transomed windows, all with labels, and another 4-light window in
the rear gable wall. Shorter wing of schoolhouse range is set back to right of
the front, behind later flat-roofed extensions, and returns on right with
stone-mullioned windows of 3, 1 and 2 lights below stone-gabled dormers of 2, 1
and 2 lights, all with labels and lattice glazing. Rear gable wall has a 2-light
mullioned window above a canted 4-light bay window with stone mullions and
crenellated stone roof. Roofs have gable parapets with carved kneelers and
clusters of octagonal stacks with moulded caps. Interior not inspected.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.XI, p.225; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.627).

Listing NGR: SP3958129252

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