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John Bridle's Hall school House

A Grade II Listed Building in Hardwick, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.8658 / 51°51'56"N

Longitude: -0.8318 / 0°49'54"W

OS Eastings: 480534

OS Northings: 219228

OS Grid: SP805192

Mapcode National: GBR D24.SNJ

Mapcode Global: VHDTY.JCMH

Entry Name: John Bridle's Hall school House

Listing Date: 29 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1117844

English Heritage Legacy ID: 42165

Location: Hardwick, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP22

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Hardwick

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Hardwick

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


6/16 John Bridle's Hall and School

- II

Village hall, formerly school, and house. Hall is dated 1871 on tablet,
possibly designed by George Devey. House altered and extended at
similar date for school-master, but has C17-early C18 core. Hall is of
red brick with blue diapers and irregular rubble stone in lower
walls and plinth. Ashlar window surrounds and mullions. Tiled roof,
stone coped gables, brick chimneys with off-set stacks and diagonal
shafts. L-plan with extensions in rear angle. One storey. Front to road
has gabled cross wing to left with cross window and small round
opening above. Upper lights of cross window have 4-centred heads.
Range to right has similar eaves-breaking window to centre with gable over,
and flanking 2-light windows. Square timber bell-cote has ogee lead roof
with ball finial. Entry to rear. House attached to right has
1870s extension to front, of red brick with half-timbered gable to
projecting bay, and chimney with 3 diagonal shafts in angle. Wing
to rear has some timber framing, obscured by lean-to to west, tile
hung to far gable, but is partly rebuilt in brick. Central chimney,
tiled roofs. 1½ storeys. Irregular wooden casements, board door
in lean-to porch to left.
RCHM II p.143 Mon. 13.

Listing NGR: SP8053419228

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