SCHOOLHOUSE AND ATTACHED INFANTS SCHOOL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1047492

Date first listed: 18-Jul-1963

Date of most recent amendment: 21-May-1985

Statutory Address: SCHOOLHOUSE AND ATTACHED INFANTS SCHOOL, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: SCHOOLHOUSE AND ATTACHED INFANTS SCHOOL, HIGH STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire (District Authority)

Parish: Great Milton

National Grid Reference: SP 62950 02937

Summary

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History

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Details

GREAT MILTON HIGH STREET SP60SW (West side) 5/124 Schoolhouse and attached 18/07/63 Infants School (Formerly listed as Great Milton School)

- II*

Schoolhouse and attached school. Early C17 and 1854. Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar dressings; old plain tile roof with brick stacks. H-plan. 2 storeys plus attics. C17 range to left projects to front and rear with stone gable parapets, ornamental kneelers and apex finials. Front gable has stone-mullioned windows of 4, 3 and 2 lights, all with concave chamfers and labels. Entrance in return to right has a studded door with strap hinges in a 4-centre arched doorway with recessed spandrels and label. 2-light mullioned window above has diamond-leaded lights. Externally-C19 centre range of one bay has 3-light mullioned windows and a 2-light gabled roof dormer. School room range to right has matching front gable (slightly lower) with a large stone mullioned and transomed window. Arched doorway in left return facing schoolhouse door. Very large stack to left of centre with 5 tall shafts set alternately straight and diagonal. Further single-shaft stack to right of centre with tiled bellcote. Left gable wall has further C17 mullioned windows to 3 floors with single-storey range projecting to rear. Interior: Several 4-centre arched stone fireplaces; beams with elaborate double-ovolo mouldings, some intersecting; dogleg stair to attics with winders; timber-framed partitions; butt-purlin roof. Inscription on schoolroom wing "HILTON/NATIONAL/SCHOOL/1854". (V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.VII, p. 118; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.622).

Listing NGR: SP6292302945

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 246890

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 622
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Oxford, (1962), 118

End of official listing