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Statutory Address:

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

Cherwell (District Authority)
Sibford Ferris
National Grid Reference:
SP 35690 37376


SIBFORD FERRIS MAIN STREET SP3436-3536 (North side) 16/143 Sibford School 08/12/55 (Formerly listed as School of the Society of Friends) GV II Manor house now school. C17 remodelled C18. Extended in C19. Rear: regular coursed ironstone rubble. Front: ironstone ashlar. Hipped slate roof. Rendered brick ridge stacks. 3-unit plan extended by the addition of a C19 unit to right and front range forming a double-depth plan. 3 storeys plus attic. 5-window range with further C19 two-window addition on right. Entrance off-centre to left has a tall 6-panelled door in a moulded stone architrave with keyblock head. Flat hood on brackets. 2 semi-circular stone steps and a bootscraper. Entrance is flanked by tall C18 sashes with architrave surrounds and keyblock heads. First floor has 5 similar windows. 1:3:1 bays. Second floor has 4 renewed 2-light casements with keystoned stone lintels. Single pedimented roof dormer. Stone parapet. 2-storeys 2-window C19 extension on right. 2 sash windows with keyblock heads on both ground and first floors. Flat bands to first and second floors. Glazing bars throughout. Rear has a 3-light stone mullioned window with hood mould and label stop. Interior: hall has a substantial stop-chamfered beam, C19 floor tiles and mostly C18 open well staircase. Room to left has C18 panelling. Music room to right has C18 alcove. First floor room on left has dado, windows with seats, shutters and panelled reveals. The Society of Friends established a school here in 1842. (Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: 1974, p766; VCH: 0xfordshire: Vol X, p229)

Listing NGR: SP3569037376


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Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 766
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Oxford, (1972), 229


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: 05 Jun 2003
Reference: IOE01/10888/01
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