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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
Entry Name: The Old Bluecoat School
Listing Date: 10 November 1983
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
THATCHAM CHAPEL ST. (North side)
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
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