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

Map

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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

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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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

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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

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