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Blake House blake School

A Grade II Listed Building in Witney, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7844 / 51°47'3"N

Longitude: -1.4774 / 1°28'38"W

OS Eastings: 436143

OS Northings: 209658

OS Grid: SP361096

Mapcode National: GBR 6VS.584

Mapcode Global: VHC02.BDSX

Entry Name: Blake House blake School

Listing Date: 3 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1289550

English Heritage Legacy ID: 252643

Location: Witney, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX28

County: Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Witney

Built-Up Area: Witney

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Cogges

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

8/89 Blake School and Blake House

Tithe barn, now school. Cl7, remodelled as school, c.1850-60. Schoolhouse to
front: squared and coursed limestone with ashlar dressings; gabled stone slate
roof; brick end stacks. 2-unit plan. 2 storeys; symmetrical 2-window range.
Bracketed flat hood over beaded 4-panelled door with overlight. Stone lintels
over 6-pane sashes. C20 two-storey bay to left. School to rear of similar
materials and in Gothic Revival style. Ouatrefoil window to right; C20
extensions to left; rear gable has quatrefoil light above 4-light intersecting
tracery window. Right-angle wing to rear right has hood mould and pointed
chamfered doorway and 2-light cinquefoil-headed window. Interior: school, former
barn, has 5-bay collar-truss roof with butt purlins. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SP3614609654

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

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