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Schola Europaea

A Grade II Listed Building in Culham, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6555 / 51°39'19"N

Longitude: -1.2574 / 1°15'26"W

OS Eastings: 451465

OS Northings: 195454

OS Grid: SU514954

Mapcode National: GBR 909.0YD

Mapcode Global: VHCY7.5N37

Entry Name: Schola Europaea

Listing Date: 16 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1194452

English Heritage Legacy ID: 248816

Location: Culham, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX14

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Culham

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Culham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU59NW (North side)
2/31 Schola Europaea

_ II

Teachers' Training College, now multi-lingual school. c.1852 by Joseph Clarke,
with C20 additions and alterations. Squared coursed stone; old plain-tile
complex roof; various stone lateral and ridge stacks. Lead and copper lantern on
ridge to left of centre. U-shaped courtyard plan with attached chapel; later
additions closing courtyard. High Victorian Gothic style. 2 storeys and attic;
24-window range. Glazed C20 double doors to 2-centre arched doorway to right of
centre. Complex fenestration: mostly stone mullion and transom windows to ground
floor; trefoil lancets to first floor; gabled dormers to roof. Chapel attached
by covered cloister to right: 4 bays with extension and internal re-arrangement
c.1960 by Seely and Paget. Early English style. Plate tracery windows. Interior:
several stone dog-leg staircases with wrought iron balusters and moulded wood
handrails. Some C19 fireplaces. C20 extensions and additions to rear are not of
special architectural interest. History: founded as the Diocesan Training
college for Schoolmasters. Foundation stone laid on the 28th October 1851 by
Bishop Wilberforce.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, 1974, p.566; V.C.H.: 0xfordshire, Vol.7,
1962; p.38-9).

Listing NGR: SU5146595454

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