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Prebendal House School

A Grade II* Listed Building in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.8176 / 51°49'3"N

Longitude: -0.8167 / 0°49'0"W

OS Eastings: 481659

OS Northings: 213882

OS Grid: SP816138

Mapcode National: GBR D2Q.Y2K

Mapcode Global: VHDV4.SKLZ

Entry Name: Prebendal House School

Listing Date: 7 April 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1117941

English Heritage Legacy ID: 41892

Location: Aylesbury, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP20

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Aylesbury

Built-Up Area: Aylesbury

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Aylesbury

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

(North Side)

The Prebendal
House School
SP 8113 NE 1/51 7.4.52.


C18 altered. Three-storeys. Rendered strings at first and second floor
levels. Moulded cornice. Hipped slate roof. The entrance front facing
churchyard has five windows and narrow panels flanking central window
to upper floors. Two three light windows on ground floor and two narrow
windows flanking door and under panels on upper floors.
Eight-panel central door in panelled reveal with architrave surround, curved
frieze, moulded cornice and central key-block with bedmould of cornice
broken forward over. Architrave has rusticated blocks.
Central porch of two Ionic columns, wall pilasters and entablature with
carved frieze carved with oak leaf pattern, bracketed cornice and pediment.
The garden front has flanking C19 bays formerly with central porch between,
of engaged Doric columns and entablature with triglyph frieze and dentilled
cornice. Formerly the central first floor window had a similar surround.
Comtemporary stair and other interior fittings including some panelling
and fireplaces. Lower red brick south wing. For some time home of John
Wilkes, whose wife was of local family.
Staircase with carved spandrels and spiral turned balusters rises full
height of house. Hall has segmental arch with archivolt on fluted Doric
West garden front has 2 storey semi-octagonal bays. Central staircase
sash window in eared architrave surround, fluted Roman Ionic pilasters,
entablature with pulvinated frieze, modillion pediment.

Listing NGR: SP8165913882

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