THE OLD BLUECOAT SCHOOL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1303195
Date first listed:
10-Nov-1983
Statutory Address:
THE OLD BLUECOAT SCHOOL, CHAPEL STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE OLD BLUECOAT SCHOOL, CHAPEL STREET

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

District:
West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Thatcham
National Grid Reference:
SU 52179 67466

Details

THATCHAM CHAPEL ST. (North side) SU 56NW 2/6 The Old Bluecoat School

I

Chapel, now shop. Fiunded 1304 and dedicated to St Thomas, windows altered in C17, porch added in C19. Flint and brick plinth, rendered with stone dressings, old tile roof. 2 bays. North and south windows with moulded surrounds, returned hood moulds and wooden mullions and transoms. Blocked doorway at east end of south side with 2 centred arch and hood mould with square stops. West end has gabled porch with 2 centred arch and hood mould with square stops; flanked by C14 canopied niches and with small blind arch in gable end above. Interior: roof C19 except for one older tie beam. V.C.H. Vol.3. p.311. B.O.E. Berkshire. p.204. Murray's Berkshire Architectural Guide. Betjeman and Piper. 1949 p.146.

Listing NGR: SU5217767469

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
39623
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1923), 311
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1966), 204
'Murrays Architectural Guide' in Berkshire, (1949), 146

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: 10 Oct 2001
Reference: IOE01/04996/32
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Richard Swynford-Lain. Source Historic England Archive
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