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The School

A Grade II Listed Building in Shinfield, Wokingham

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Latitude: 51.4037 / 51°24'13"N

Longitude: -0.947 / 0°56'49"W

OS Eastings: 473345

OS Northings: 167716

OS Grid: SU733677

Mapcode National: GBR C68.TN7

Mapcode Global: VHDX0.JZR8

Entry Name: The School

Listing Date: 26 January 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1136149

English Heritage Legacy ID: 41464

Location: Shinfield, Wokingham, RG2

County: Wokingham

Civil Parish: Shinfield

Built-Up Area: Reading

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Shinfield

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU 76 NW (west side) Schoolgreen

8/30 The School

School. Dated 1707, extended C19 altered C20. Built by Richard Piggott, Master
Cutler of London. Brick, tiled hipped, gabled and coped gabled roofs of varying
heights. Irregular plan. One and 2 storeys, and 2 storeys with attics. Road
front: C18 part in centre with brick plinth, first floor string, moulded,
modillioned wood cornice, flanking chimneys either side of hipped roof; 2 hipped
dormers with 2-light leaded casements. 4 bays of 4-light wood mullioned and
transomed windows with leaded lights and central half glazed double door in
early C19 door case of reeded pilasters and small reeded cornice. Stone panel
with inscription and date over door. Flanking on either side are two C19 additions.
To the left a hall in brick with stone dressings. 3 stone cross windows with
leaded lights and one of 6-lights; and a stone panel with inscription and 1889
date between 1 and 2 windows on left. To the right a brick and stone coped
gable with stringcourse, 2 wooden cross windows with leaded lights; a clock
in the gable and an arched bellcote above with pedimented top, housing 3 bells.
Between the stringcourse and the clock there is a stone panel with inscription
and 1860 date. To the right of this, is a single storey classroom with 3 bays
of 2-light windows with stone mullions and dressings and leaded lights. VCH
Vol 3 p 261 BOE (Berkshire) p 216.

Listing NGR: SU7334567716

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