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Latitude: 51.8239 / 51°49'25"N
Longitude: -1.2381 / 1°14'17"W
OS Eastings: 452608
OS Northings: 214191
OS Grid: SP526141
Mapcode National: GBR 8Y5.RS9
Mapcode Global: VHCXG.HFB5
Entry Name: The Old House
Listing Date: 26 November 1951
Last Amended: 10 April 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1193143
English Heritage Legacy ID: 243312
Location: Islip, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX5
Civil Parish: Islip
Built-Up Area: Islip
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Islip
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
ISLIP HIGH STREET
SP5214 (West side)
12/74 The Old House
26/11/51 (Formerly listed as The Old
School House (The Old House),
School and school-house, now house. 1710 for Dr. Robert South, probably partly
rebuilt late C18/early C19. Random and coursed limestone rubble with some ashlar
dressings; Stonesfield-slate and artificial stone-slate roofs with rubble and
brick stacks. T plan. 2 storeys plus attic and one storey plus attic.
Symmetrical 3-window front of school-house has 3 tall renewed 2-light casements
at each floor below flat arches with projecting keyblocks; roof has 2 large
gabled C19 roof dormers. Gable walls have stacks, the rubble chimney projection
to left very large with stone-slated offsets. Lower rear wing, which returns to
right at the far end, has large segmental-arched windows and was formerly the
school rooms; it is probably C18 but a re-set plaque with a moulded border
commemorates the school's foundation in 1710. Small single-storey annexe
attached to right rear angle of house has a large projecting stone stack and was
probably a kitchen. Interior not inspected.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.VI, p.218; Buildings of England; Oxfordshire, p.665).
Listing NGR: SP5260814191
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