Rycotewood College

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
662494
Names
Rycotewood College
Coordinates
51.7503410° N, 0.9854810° W
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Listed on
Grade II listed building
listed building (England)

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Timeline

16 Jun 1988

Rycotewood College designated a Grade II listed building

National Heritage List for England Data

Rycotewood College is listed on the National Heritage List for England with the following data. Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing. Text courtesy of Historic England. © Crown Copyright, reprinted under the Open Government License.

List Entry ID
1368779
Grade
II
Name
RYCOTEWOOD COLLEGE
Location
RYCOTEWOOD COLLEGE, PRIEST END
Parish
Thame
District
South Oxfordshire
County
Oxfordshire
Grid Reference
SP 70131 06225

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

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Bibliography

  1. “RYCOTEWOOD COLLEGE.” The National Heritage List for England. Web. Accessed 8 Oct. 2013. <https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1368779>