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FORMER 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: FORMER SCHOOL

List entry Number: 1053316

Location

2
4
FORMER SCHOOL
FORMER SCHOOL, 3

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Cornwell

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 15-May-1989

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 253978

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History

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Details

CORNWELL SP2627-2727 15/85 Nos.2, 3 (former shop), 4 and former school

GV II

2 cottages, former shop, and school (school latterly village hall, now estate office). Cottages possibly late C17, remodelled C19, shop and school mid-C19, the whole (especially the shop and school) remodelled c.1939 by Clough Williams Ellis for Mrs. Anthony Gillson of Cornwell Manor (q.v.). Roughly coursed limestone rubble; stone slate roofs. Cottages both 2 storeys, shop and school one storey. No.2 (east side) has late C19 and early C20 casements with wood lintels, 3 directly below eaves and one to either side of boarded door with horned glazing bar sash to far left. Rubblestone integral end stack by Clough Williams Ellis to right. No.4 (north side) also has late C19 and early C20 casements (mostly leaded) with wood lintels, 3 to first floor and 5 to ground floor, 4 to left and one to right of C20 glazed door with contemporary flat hood to right of centre. First window to left of present door is in position of former doorway (baffle-entry). Integral rubblestone end stack to left and ridge stack to right of centre, both by Clough Williams Ellis. Lower outbuilding attached to right gable end, formerly gabled, has hip-roofed extension. School has small casement to left of central glazed door with stone slate hood and cast-iron bow window (c.1939) to right. School attached to north has two 3-light leaded latticed mullion windows with dripstones to east side, 3 tall fixed-light windows to north apsidal projection and glazing bar sashes and doorway to square hip-roofed projection on west. Curious Art-Deco style belfry/air-raid siren/stack at junction with school has ball finials and Rococo scrolls. Interior. No.4 only inspected. Has chamfered ceiling beams and joists to ground-floor rooms but considerably altered c.1939 and later. C20 flat-roofed addition in angle to rear of No 2 is not of special architectural interest. Included for group value. (Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p557) [2529]

Listing NGR: SP2705427096

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 557

National Grid Reference: SP 27054 27096

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