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The Old School Room

A Grade II Listed Building in Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0601 / 52°3'36"N

Longitude: -1.6243 / 1°37'27"W

OS Eastings: 425855

OS Northings: 240260

OS Grid: SP258402

Mapcode National: GBR 5PS.XTZ

Mapcode Global: VHBYM.SHN1

Entry Name: The Old School Room

Listing Date: 5 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386196

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471621

Location: Shipston on Stour, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV36

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Shipston on Stour

Built-Up Area: Shipston-on-Stour

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Shipston-on-Stour St Edmund

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

SP 2540 SHIPSTONE ON STOUR NEW STREET

1747/4/10003 The Old School Room

GV II


School. 1841. Flemish bond brick. Welsh slate roof with pedimental gable ends. Lateral brick stack on west side. PLAN: Rectangular on plan single cell schoolroom, with fireplace on west side, entrance on south end with later C19 porch and two doorways to outshut and walled yard at north end. EXTERIOR: Single storey. South end has brick pedimental gable with small round brick panel and stone tablet below in tympanum; brick porch at centre with gable, and doorway on left side with flush-panel door; window to left and right with stone ogee-headed frame with hoodmould and small-pane iron windows with pointed top panes. Similar windows on east and west sides, two on east side, three on west side. Doorway at north end with flat brick arch, to small walled yard with outshut on east side. INTERIOR: One schoolroom open to the tie-beam roof, and with painted brick walls; original 6-panel entrance door at south end, two doorways to at north end to yard and outshut, and small fireplace on west side, its chimneypiece and grate missing. NOTE: An indenture of 1841, in which Edward Banister conveys for o25 the land for the building of a school for females, to Rev William Evans and the churchwardens. The money was raised by public subscription.


Listing NGR: SP2585540260

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