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The Old School House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bix and Assendon, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5561 / 51°33'21"N

Longitude: -0.9256 / 0°55'32"W

OS Eastings: 474581

OS Northings: 184678

OS Grid: SU745846

Mapcode National: GBR C4K.DT7

Mapcode Global: VHDWF.X40Y

Entry Name: The Old School House

Listing Date: 1 August 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1272034

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468808

Location: Bix and Assendon, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, RG9

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Bix and Assendon

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Henley-on-Thames

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Description

SU78SW
1209/0/10018

BIX AND ASSENDON
LOWER ASSENDON
The Old School House

II

Parish school, converted into house. c1840-50; altered and extended in c1880s. Flint rubble with red brick dressings. Clay plain tile roof with coped gable ends with small stone fleur-de-lys finials. Brick lateral stack at rear within outshut. PLAN: original rectangular-plan school with entrance porch on right of south front; Tudor Gothic style. In c1880s it was converted into a house, a 1-room plan wing and outshut were built at the rear and the original school room was subdivided and ceiled to form one large and another smaller room. EXTERIOR: single storey. Asymmetrical south front; two 2-light lattice-pane casements in chamfered brick openings with hoodmoulds; large gabled porch on right with chamfered pointed arch doorway with hoodmould and plank door. The west gable-end has panel with shield. At the rear a brick outshut on left and a rendered gable-ended wing on right. INTERIOR: school room walls now lined and roof ceiled in matchboarding; matchboard partition to smaller room at west end; main room has lateral fireplace at rear with range. Room in rear wing has small cast-iron chimneypiece. Plank doors.

Listing NGR: SU7458184678

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