List entry

List entry Summary

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

Name: THE OLD BLUECOAT SCHOOL

List entry Number: 1303195

Location

THE OLD BLUECOAT SCHOOL, CHAPEL STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
West BerkshireUnitary AuthorityThatcham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 10-Nov-1983

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 39623

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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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

Selected Sources

  1. Article  Reference - Title: Berkshire - Date: 1949 - Journal Title: Murrays Architectural Guide - Page References: 146
  2. Book  Reference - Author: Pevsner, N - Title: The Buildings of England: Berkshire - Date: 1966 - Page References: 204
  3. Book  Reference - Author: Ditchfield, P H and Page, W - Title: The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire - Date: 1923 - Volume: 3 - Page References: 311

National Grid Reference: SU 52179 67466

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