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The Old School

A Grade II Listed Building in Wellesbourne, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.1756 / 52°10'32"N

Longitude: -1.5848 / 1°35'5"W

OS Eastings: 428488

OS Northings: 253116

OS Grid: SP284531

Mapcode National: GBR 5NH.G5F

Mapcode Global: VHBY2.HL12

Entry Name: The Old School

Listing Date: 19 August 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1381985

English Heritage Legacy ID: 482350

Location: Wellesbourne and Walton, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV35

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Wellesbourne and Walton

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Walton d'Eivile St James

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text


1901-1/5/185 The Old School


School, now house. c1860. By Sir George Gilbert Scott. For Sir
John Mordaunt. Brick with ashlar dressings; gabled slate roofs
with truncated brick cross-axial stacks.
PLAN: single storey with attic; 2-storey cross-wing to each
EXTERIOR: flush bands of ashlar and brick and ashlar coped
gables; centre has roof carried down over verandah on posts
with cusped braces. 2 entrances under verandah have banded
segmental-pointed arches flanking 2 lights with ashlar
lintels. Wings have windows with stop-chamfered mullions and
banded voussoirs, most with leaded glazing; wing to left has
segmental-pointed head to 3-light window with banded tympanum;
first floor has similar 2-light window; wing to right has 2
pointed 2-light windows with roundels to tympanum; round
window above has plate tracery with 4 roundels. Central gabled
dormer has 2 lights under lintel band and gabled bellcote;
stack to right and to left wing.
Rear has similar details: windows to centre with mullions and
banded voussoirs; and one to wing to right over lean-to
outshut; wing to left has straight-headed mullioned window to
lower gabled wing; central flat-roofed 2-light dormer probably
later. Small later gabled addition to right end.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
Part of a group of estate cottages and other buildings.
(Hamilton, E: The Old House at Walton: Salisbury: 1988-: 232).

Listing NGR: SP2848853116

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