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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.


List entry Number: 1059600



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

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Shiplake

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 13-Feb-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 247183

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SHIPLAKE SU77NE 10/161 Shiplake College - II Country House, now school. Dated 1890 on water-heads, by Ernest George for Robert Harrison. Red brick with grey brick diaper pattern; probably stone slates brick stacks. Complex plan. Tudor style. 2 storeys and attic, 10 window range. Central 3 storey entrance tower with 2-centred arched doorway to right with recessed porch, with studded door. Irregular fenestration of mainly wooden mullion and transom windows. Complex gabled roof with gabled dormers. Decorative brick stacks. Rear: symmetrical elevation. Central double-height bay window with stone mullions and transoms and glazed door. 4 double-height mullion and transom windows, 2 to each side of bay. Cross wing to left and right with vaulted loggias to the angles. Interior: open-well newel staircase; dinning hall has arch-braced roof and stone hood to fireplace, wooden screen to cross-passage with late C19 stained glass. Common room; former dining room, panelled in oak, stone hooded fireplace on marble columns. (Buildings of England: Oxfordshire p.756-7. M.Girouard, The Victorian Country House, 1971. p.187).

Listing NGR: SU7687078274

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Girouard, M, The Victorian Country House, (1971), 187
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 756-7

National Grid Reference: SU 76870 78274


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