Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1204635

Date first listed: 25-Oct-1951

Date of most recent amendment: 04-Apr-1994



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County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon (District Authority)

Parish: Stratford-upon-Avon

National Grid Reference: SP 19942 54612


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SP1954NE CHURCH STREET 604-1/9/57 (West side) 25/10/51 Trinity College (Formerly Listed as: CHURCH STREET (West side) Trinity College School)


House, school 1872-1908, now flats. c1720; top floor and porch added 1872. For Thomas Rawlins. Brick with ashlar dressings; hipped slate with brick rear stacks. Double-depth plan. Georgian style. 3 storeys; symmetrical 9-window range. Plain ashlar plinth and narrow band over 1st floor, rusticated pilasters to ends and flanking 3-window pedimented centre, and top cornice. Porch with brick pilasters and ashlar entablature with inscription: COLLEGIUM SANCTAE ET/ INDIVIDUAE TRINITATIS/ AD MDCCCLXXII; round-headed entrance with archivolt and paired half-glazed doors, small return lights and 8-fielded-panel inner door. Windows have sills and brick aprons, those to ground and 1st floors with rubbed brick flat arches and keys over 12-pane sashes, central 1st-floor window with shouldered and eared architrave and key; 2nd-floor windows have ashlar lintels over 9-pane sashes, the aprons are a pre-1872 feature. Pediment has brick tympanum with ashlar plaque recording founding of Trinity College. Left return similar, with 2-storey canted bay window; rear has gabled wing to left of pedimented wing. INTERIOR: hall has exposed timber-framing to left; open-well staircase to rear left has cut string with moulded tread ends, column-on-vase balusters, moulded ramped handrail, panelled newel to foot and fielded-panel dado; dogleg stair to rear right has moulded string and handrail, turned balusters and square newels with ball finials; some 1st-floor rooms noted as having fielded panelling. HISTORICAL NOTE: Trinity College was founded by the vicar, Dr JD Collis, in 1872 and closed in 1904 after which it was used as an army school until 1908; Marie Corelli of Mason Croft (qv) converted the dining room into a music room in 1907. (Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Warwickshire: London: 1966-: 419; Bearman R: Stratford-upon-Avon: A History of its Streets and Buildings: Nelson: 1988-: 26-7).

Listing NGR: SP1994254612


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Legacy System number: 366206

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Books and journals
Bearman, R, Stratford Upon Avon A History of its streets and buildings, (1988), 26-7
Pevsner, N, Wedgwood, A, The Buildings of England: Warwickshire, (1966), 419

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