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Shiplake College

A Grade II Listed Building in Shiplake, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.4982 / 51°29'53"N

Longitude: -0.894 / 0°53'38"W

OS Eastings: 476870

OS Northings: 178274

OS Grid: SU768782

Mapcode National: GBR C5C.2S6

Mapcode Global: VHDWN.GL7V

Entry Name: Shiplake College

Listing Date: 13 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1059600

English Heritage Legacy ID: 247183

Location: Shiplake, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, RG9

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Shiplake

Built-Up Area: Shiplake

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Shiplake with Dunsden

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

10/161 Shiplake College
- II
Country House, now school. Dated 1890 on water-heads, by Ernest George for
Robert Harrison. Red brick with grey brick diaper pattern; probably stone
slates brick stacks. Complex plan. Tudor style. 2 storeys and attic, 10 window
range. Central 3 storey entrance tower with 2-centred arched doorway to right
with recessed porch, with studded door. Irregular fenestration of mainly
wooden mullion and transom windows. Complex gabled roof with gabled dormers.
Decorative brick stacks. Rear: symmetrical elevation. Central double-height
bay window with stone mullions and transoms and glazed door. 4 double-height
mullion and transom windows, 2 to each side of bay. Cross wing to left and
right with vaulted loggias to the angles. Interior: open-well newel
staircase; dinning hall has arch-braced roof and stone hood to fireplace,
wooden screen to cross-passage with late C19 stained glass. Common room;
former dining room, panelled in oak, stone hooded fireplace on marble
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire p.756-7. M.Girouard, The Victorian Country
House, 1971. p.187).

Listing NGR: SU7687078274

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