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Old Wycombe Union School Building, Bledlow Homes

A Grade II Listed Building in Bledlow-cum-Saunderton, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.7134 / 51°42'48"N

Longitude: -0.8706 / 0°52'14"W

OS Eastings: 478122

OS Northings: 202236

OS Grid: SP781022

Mapcode National: GBR C2P.GPN

Mapcode Global: VHDVP.V6LB

Entry Name: Old Wycombe Union School Building, Bledlow Homes

Listing Date: 4 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1159845

English Heritage Legacy ID: 46481

Location: Bledlow-cum-Saunderton, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP27

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

Civil Parish: Bledlow-cum-Saunderton

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Bledlow with Saunderton and Horsenden

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP 70 SE
1/1 Old Wycombe Union School
building, Bledlow Homes

- II

Former workhouse and school, last used as a children's home. Late C18
and early C19. Red and vitreous brick with dentil eaves and hipped tile
roofs. U-plan, the far wing probably of earlier build than the long side
wings. 2 storeys. Far wing of 5 bays, altered, with 2 3-light barred
wooden casements to ground floor left, 2 similar casements to first
floor and 2 blind windows to ground floor right. Ground floor openings
have segmental heads of vitreous brick. Central double doors with
segmental head and white painted brick surround. Side wings are of
7 bays. Left wing has paired barred wooden casements to first floor,
the ground floor windows boarded up. Left bay is irregular with board
door in wide opening to ground floor and C20 glazed door above. Another
board door between bays 2 and 3; passage between right bays. All ground
floor openings have cambered heads. Right wing is irregular with altered
windows, some blind, some with C20 casements. Across the front of the
courtyard is a brick dwarf wall with cast iron railings and stone steps
to gate at left. C20 extensions to sides, single storey pebbledashed wing
to rear.

Listing NGR: SP7812202236

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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