SP5107 : Wychwood School for Girls

taken 10 years ago, near to Marston, Oxfordshire, Great Britain

Wychwood School for Girls
Wychwood School for Girls
These two houses facing Banbury Road, plus two more round the corner in Bardwell Road, constitute an independent school for middle-class gals that originated in 1897 and acquired this site in 1918. The school was named after the forest (see SP3217 : Road through Wychwood Forest) surrounding the home of one of the lady founders, and the emphasis was, and is, on democratic self-government complete with a school council.
In 1960 the two buildings were joined together in an unsightly fashion that was once used as an illustration of architectural faux-pas.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 4 March, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 8 March, 2008
Category
School   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 510 078 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:46.0149N 1:15.6632W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 510 078
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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