PARROTTS SCHOOL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1052905
Date first listed:
29-Jun-1988
Statutory Address:
PARROTTS SCHOOL, CHURCH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
PARROTTS SCHOOL, CHURCH STREET

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

County:
Oxfordshire
District:
West Oxfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Wootton
National Grid Reference:
SP4389019811

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
252962
Legacy System:
LBS

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

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 20 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/04883/14
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Chris Tresise. Source Historic England Archive
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