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Trinity College

A Grade II Listed Building in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1894 / 52°11'21"N

Longitude: -1.7097 / 1°42'34"W

OS Eastings: 419942

OS Northings: 254612

OS Grid: SP199546

Mapcode National: GBR 4LT.LL8

Mapcode Global: VHBY0.B70F

Entry Name: Trinity College

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Last Amended: 4 April 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1204635

English Heritage Legacy ID: 366206

Location: Stratford-upon-Avon, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Stratford-upon-Avon

Built-Up Area: Stratford-upon-Avon

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Stratford on Avon Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text


STRATFORD-UPON-AVON

SP1954NE CHURCH STREET
604-1/9/57 (West side)
25/10/51 Trinity College
(Formerly Listed as:
CHURCH STREET
(West side)
Trinity College School)

GV II

House, school 1872-1908, now flats. c1720; top floor and porch
added 1872. For Thomas Rawlins. Brick with ashlar dressings;
hipped slate with brick rear stacks. Double-depth plan.
Georgian style.
3 storeys; symmetrical 9-window range. Plain ashlar plinth and
narrow band over 1st floor, rusticated pilasters to ends and
flanking 3-window pedimented centre, and top cornice. Porch
with brick pilasters and ashlar entablature with inscription:
COLLEGIUM SANCTAE ET/ INDIVIDUAE TRINITATIS/ AD MDCCCLXXII;
round-headed entrance with archivolt and paired half-glazed
doors, small return lights and 8-fielded-panel inner door.
Windows have sills and brick aprons, those to ground and 1st
floors with rubbed brick flat arches and keys over 12-pane
sashes, central 1st-floor window with shouldered and eared
architrave and key; 2nd-floor windows have ashlar lintels over
9-pane sashes, the aprons are a pre-1872 feature. Pediment has
brick tympanum with ashlar plaque recording founding of
Trinity College. Left return similar, with 2-storey canted bay
window; rear has gabled wing to left of pedimented wing.
INTERIOR: hall has exposed timber-framing to left; open-well
staircase to rear left has cut string with moulded tread ends,
column-on-vase balusters, moulded ramped handrail, panelled
newel to foot and fielded-panel dado; dogleg stair to rear
right has moulded string and handrail, turned balusters and
square newels with ball finials; some 1st-floor rooms noted as
having fielded panelling.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Trinity College was founded by the vicar, Dr
JD Collis, in 1872 and closed in 1904 after which it was used
as an army school until 1908; Marie Corelli of Mason Croft
(qv) converted the dining room into a music room in 1907.
(Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Warwickshire: London: 1966-:
419; Bearman R: Stratford-upon-Avon: A History of its Streets
and Buildings: Nelson: 1988-: 26-7).


Listing NGR: SP1994254612

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