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PARROTTS SCHOOL

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: PARROTTS SCHOOL

List entry Number: 1052905

Location

PARROTTS SCHOOL, CHURCH STREET

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Wootton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Jun-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 252962

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

WOOTTON CHURCH STREET SP4319 (West side) 15/307 Parrotts School GV II School. Building to right has inscribed tablet reading GIRLS SCHOOL/FOUNDED/1836. Coursed limestone rubble; gabled stone slate roof; moulded stone right end stack. 2 storeys; 2-window range. Timber lintels over C19 two-light leaded casements, with small iron opening lights. Building to left has inscribed tablet reading PARROTTS SCHOOL/ENDOWED/1788/BUILT 1835. Similar materials, with brick end stack. One-storey, 3-window range. Stone lintels over 3-light chamfered wood-mullioned windows. Left bay has stone lintel over C20 window above C20 door set in chamfered stone surround. Late C19 rear wing with large stone lateral stack. Endowed with income of 61 pounds per annum from Parrott's charity of 1788, and later by Reverend Charles Lee who built the Girl's School and had School Cottages and Balliol Cottage built as an endowment to provide for education of 6 girls. Included for group value. (Kelly's Directory, 1883, p716; VCH: Oxfordshire, Vol XI, p284)

Listing NGR: SP4389019811

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Oxford, (1983), 284
'Kelly's Directory' in Kelly's Directory, (1883), 716

National Grid Reference: SP4389019811

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