Eton College

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1290278
Date first listed:
11-Apr-1950
Statutory Address:
Eton College, Eton, Windsor, SL4 6DW

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Location

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

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

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

Details

SU 9677 NE 1/3

Eton College

11.4.50.

I

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
395470
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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
Websites
British Geological Survey, Strategic Stone Study, accessed 05/02/2020 from https://www.bgs.ac.uk/mineralsuk/buildingStones/StrategicStoneStudy/EH_atlases.html
Other
R.C.H.M. I, 142.

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 06 May 2004
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