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ETON COLLEGE

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: ETON COLLEGE

List entry Number: 1290278

Location

ETON COLLEGE

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

County:

District: Windsor and Maidenhead

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Eton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 11-Apr-1950

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 395470

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 1090 Eton College

SU 9677 NE 1/3 11.4.50.

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2. An outstanding group of buildings surrounding 2 courtyards. Mainly red brick with stone dressings, chapel ashlar. 1441-6: most of School Yard and Green Court, including College Hall (restored 1858) and buttery, Lower School, Headmaster's chambers, etc,; also Provost's house and kitchen. 1449-59: Chapel (restored 1847, '52 and '76) containing C15 wall paintings. Master of Works: Roger Keys. Modern fan vault. 1514-20: Lupton's tower and chapel, Election Hall. 1689-91: Upper School, headmaster's room and school office. Architect:? Sir Christopher Wren. L.H. 4-window section destroyed by bomb, now rebuilt. 1714: Brewhouse and bakehouse. 1726-9: Library and South arcade. 1758-66: 2nd storey of Green Court, drawing room wing of Provost's house. Vide V.C.H.II, 147, III, 267; R.C.H.M. I, 142.

Listing NGR: SU9648678220

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1923), 267
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1907), 147

National Grid Reference: SU 96715 77868, SU 96758 77918

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