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Latitude: 54.2019 / 54°12'6"N
Longitude: -1.0835 / 1°5'0"W
OS Eastings: 459885
OS Northings: 478852
OS Grid: SE598788
Mapcode National: GBR NMWV.7H
Mapcode Global: WHF9Y.BN92
Entry Name: The Study Block
Listing Date: 4 January 1955
Last Amended: 12 December 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1315768
English Heritage Legacy ID: 329562
Location: Ampleforth, Ryedale, North Yorkshire, YO62
County: North Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Ampleforth
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Ampleforth St Hilda
Church of England Diocese: York
AMPLEFORTH AMPLEFORTH ABBEY
SE 57 NE
5/3 The Study Block (previously
listed as Ampleforth College
9.9.85 study block)
School building. c1860. By Charles Hansom, probably with his brother
Aloysius. Rock-face limestone with ashlar dressings, Welsh slate roof. In
Victorian Gothic style. 2 storeys with attics. 11 first floor windows.
Gables to either end, that to left largely obscured by further building,
that to right with octagonal clock tower attached at left. All ground floor
windows are trefoil-headed and transomed beneath flat hoodmoulds and apart
from one single and one 3-light window to the left and one of 6 lights to
the right gabled bay, all are of paired lights. Clock tower: Tudor-arched
doorway and single-light square-headed staircase windows. First floor:
2-light double-transomed trefoil-headed windows with quartrefoil tracery to
central section with exception of small trefoil-headed single light to first
bay, 3-light traceried window divided by 2 rows of diaper work to second bay
and 4-light oriel to seventh bay . The right gabled bay has pairs of
2-light transomed square-headed windows at 2 levels. Attic: 4-light
transomed square-headed window to left gable end. 7 dormers to central
section. 3-light window, divided by panels bearing shields and with blind
reticulated tracery to right gable end. Clock tower: 2-light belfry
openings with diaper work beneath and clocks to 2 faces. Embattled parapet.
Pevsner N. "Yorkshire: The North Riding" 1966.
Listing NGR: SE5988578852
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