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The Old Bluecoat School

A Grade I Listed Building in Thatcham, West Berkshire

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Latitude: 51.4038 / 51°24'13"N

Longitude: -1.2512 / 1°15'4"W

OS Eastings: 452179

OS Northings: 167467

OS Grid: SU521674

Mapcode National: GBR 936.VWY

Mapcode Global: VHCZD.8ZC6

Plus Code: 9C3WCP3X+GG

Entry Name: The Old Bluecoat School

Listing Date: 10 November 1983

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1303195

English Heritage Legacy ID: 39623

Location: Thatcham, West Berkshire, RG18

County: West Berkshire

Civil Parish: Thatcham

Built-Up Area: Thatcham

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Thatcham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

2/6 The Old Bluecoat School


Chapel, now shop. Fiunded 1304 and dedicated to St Thomas, windows altered in C17,
porch added in C19. Flint and brick plinth, rendered with stone dressings, old
tile roof. 2 bays. North and south windows with moulded surrounds, returned hood
moulds and wooden mullions and transoms. Blocked doorway at east end of south side
with 2 centred arch and hood mould with square stops. West end has gabled porch
with 2 centred arch and hood mould with square stops; flanked by C14 canopied
niches and with small blind arch in gable end above. Interior: roof C19 except
for one older tie beam. V.C.H. Vol.3. p.311. B.O.E. Berkshire. p.204. Murray's
Berkshire Architectural Guide. Betjeman and Piper. 1949 p.146.

Listing NGR: SU5217767469

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

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