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The Old School House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wellesbourne, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1938 / 52°11'37"N

Longitude: -1.5946 / 1°35'40"W

OS Eastings: 427804

OS Northings: 255139

OS Grid: SP278551

Mapcode National: GBR 5N8.KMZ

Mapcode Global: VHBY2.94T2

Entry Name: The Old School House

Listing Date: 5 April 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1381999

English Heritage Legacy ID: 482364

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

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Wellesbourne and Walton

Built-Up Area: Wellesbourne

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Wellesbourne St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text


WELLESBOURNE

SP2655 CHAPEL STREET
1901-1/12/215 (South West side)
05/04/67 Wellesbourne Mountford
No.6
Old School House

GV II

House, formerly school. Late C17, refronted c1735 with later
alterations. Brick laid to Flemish stretcher bond; steeply
pitched hipped renewed tile roof; brick ridge stack.
Double-depth plan.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; 3-window range. Stone plinth, plat band
over ground floor and top modillioned brick cornice. Central
entrance has doorcase with bracketed open pediment-hood and
plank door. Windows have sills, and pegged small-paned
cross-casements with iron opening casements, but ground floor
has bay window to right with C20 glazing; windows have C20
shutters. Right return has gabled dormer. Rear gabled wing
with C20 alterations.
INTERIOR: believed to have C17 staircase.
HISTORY: a boys' school and master's house was established
here in 1739 by the Revd R Boyce, Rector of Berkswell, and was
moved to new premises in 1863.
(Bolton, R & Bolton, P: A Wellesbourne Guide Part 1:
Wellesbourne Mountford: Wellesbourne: 1989-: 14).


Listing NGR: SP2780455139

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