RYCOTEWOOD COLLEGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1368779
Date first listed:
16-Jun-1988
Statutory Address:
RYCOTEWOOD COLLEGE, PRIEST END

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Location

Statutory Address:
RYCOTEWOOD COLLEGE, PRIEST END

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

County:
Oxfordshire
District:
South Oxfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Thame
National Grid Reference:
SP 70131 06225

Details

THAME PRIEST END SP7006SW (North-west side) 8/147 Rycotewood College

GV II

Workhouse, now college. c.1835, by George Wilkinson, with late C19 and C20 alterations and additions. Red brick; slate roof; brick stacks to rear. Complex plan of 3-storey central octagonal pavilion with 2-storey, 6-window wings to left and right, and 3-storey, 7-window cross-wings to ends. C20 doors to most doorways. 12-pane unhorned sashes with cambered brick heads to window openings of central octagonal pavilion. Basket-arched openings to ground floor of wings having C20 wooden casements. 2-light wood casements to first floor of wings and to all window openings of cross-wings. Hipped roofs, that to central octagon has lead ridges and copper weathervane to apex. Interior: cast iron columns support ceiling of ground floor central octagon. C20 alterations to interior. C20 additions to rear and late C19 single-storey cross-wing to centre. (Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, 1979, p.809).

Listing NGR: SP7013106225

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
248578
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J, The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 809

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: 31 Jul 2004
Reference: IOE01/12850/06
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Carl Shillito. Source Historic England Archive
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