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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1136149
English Heritage Legacy ID: 41464
Location: Shinfield, Wokingham, RG2
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
SHINFIELD HYDE END ROAD
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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