Eton College


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Listed Building
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Statutory Address:
Eton College, Eton, Windsor, SL4 6DW


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Statutory Address:
Eton College, Eton, Windsor, SL4 6DW

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

Windsor and Maidenhead (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SU 96715 77868, SU 96758 77918


SU 9677 NE 1/3

Eton College



An outstanding group of buildings surrounding two courtyards. Mainly red brick with Bath stone dressings, chapel ashlar.

1441-6: most of School Yard and Green Court, including College Hall (restored 1858) and buttery, Lower School, Headmaster's chambers, etc,; also Provost's house and kitchen.

1449-59: Chapel (restored 1847, '52 and '76) containing C15 wall paintings. Master of Works: Roger Keys. Modern fan vault.

1514-20: Lupton's tower and chapel, Election Hall.

1689-91: Upper School, headmaster's room and school office. Architect:? Sir Christopher Wren. L.H. Four-window section destroyed by bomb, now rebuilt.

1714: Brewhouse and bakehouse.

1726-9: Library and South arcade.

1758-66: second storey of Green Court, drawing room wing of Provost's house.

Listing NGR: SU9648678220


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Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1923), 267
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1907), 147
British Geological Survey, Strategic Stone Study, accessed 05/02/2020 from
R.C.H.M. I, 142.


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

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Date: 06 May 2004
Reference: IOE01/05114/21
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David H. Fisher. Source Historic England Archive
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