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Latitude: 51.9523 / 51°57'8"N
Longitude: -1.9676 / 1°58'3"W
OS Eastings: 402323
OS Northings: 228197
OS Grid: SP023281
Mapcode National: GBR 3N1.FCZ
Mapcode Global: VHB1K.V657
Entry Name: Jacobean House
Listing Date: 4 July 1960
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1091480
English Heritage Legacy ID: 134085
Location: Winchcombe, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL54
Civil Parish: Winchcombe
Built-Up Area: Winchcombe
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Winchcombe St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 07/08/2012
QUEEN'S SQUARE (west side)
School, now a large detached house. 1618 and later. Squared and coursed limestone in varied course heights, stone slate double cross-gabled roof, coped and with small ball finials as diagonally set podia. Large ashlar stacks, upper sections rebuilt, on two back gables; two continuous moulded string courses, stepped over first floor windows. Three storeys, 2-windowed at second and ground floors, 3-windowed first floor, all stone hollow chamfer mullioned 2-light, with transomes at first floor, and 3-light ground floor, leaded glazing. Crude Jacobean portico with slender columns on high podia, up 2 steps to plank door in arched opening with keystones, classical entablature broken forward over columns. At back, centrally, double flight of stone steps to door in slightly pointed head under raised dais forming part of continuous string. The property is placed so as to form one side of this loosely formed square, and is in a very important position visually. It was built as a school by john Barksdale and opened as The King's School in 1618 (Donaldson, D N A Portrait of Winchcombe, 1978) 115-116.
Listing NGR: SP0232028197
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