GATEHOUSE AND FLANKING BLOCKS AT DOUAI SCHOOL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1117269

Date first listed: 10-Nov-1983

Statutory Address: GATEHOUSE AND FLANKING BLOCKS AT DOUAI SCHOOL

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Location

Statutory Address: GATEHOUSE AND FLANKING BLOCKS AT DOUAI SCHOOL

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

District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Woolhampton

National Grid Reference: SU 57736 68008

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Details

WOOLHAMPTON UPPER WOOLHAMPTON SU 56 NE 3/14 Gatehouse And Flanking Blocks At Douai School

GV II

Gatehouse and flanking school buildings. 1893-5 by F A Walters in a neo-Gothic style. Red brick with stone dressings, plinth, corbel table and coped battle- mented parapet; roof not visible. Free Perpendicular style. Gatehouse tower: 3 storeys. First and second floor windows with 2 cusped lights, those on second floor arched with hoodmoulds, flanking 2 canopied niches with figures. Central moulded 4-centered archway with hoodmould, and carved coats of arms to each side above. 2 short brick walls projecting to each side with stone coping, square piers, and finials with carved coats of arms topped by lamps. Left-hand block: red brick with stone dressings and brick cill course; tiled roof with central ridge stack and parapetted gabled semi-dormer to left with casement. 2 1/2 storeys. Three 2-light windows on each floor; first floor 2-light 4-centered arched window to left with transom and Y-tracery. Right-hand block: red brick with cill courses; tiled roof, and 2 gables with planted timbers and casements. 2 storeys and attic. 2 canted bays rising to first floor with coped parapets, and mullioned and transomed windows. These buildings were built originally for St. Mary's College. BOE; Berkshire, p. 312; Berkshire Architectural Guide, Betjeman and Piper, Murray, 1949, p. 156.

Listing NGR: SU5773668008

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 39689

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1966), 312
'Murrays Architectural Guide' in Berkshire, (1949), 156

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