Building record M16 - Bunny School House


SCHOOL (Stuart to Late 20th Century); ALMSHOUSE (Stuart to Late 20th Century)


Grid reference Centred SK 58332 29611 (10m by 16m)
Map sheet SK52NE
District Rushcliffe
Civil Parish Bunny, Rushcliffe


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Old Schoolhouse (Almshouses). A 2 storey red brick building with stone dressings, attic and slate roof built 1700 AD (by Sir Thomas Parkyns). (1)
Description by (2) on AM107 unintelligible.
A superb building in a mixture of English and Italianate design by the wrestling squire and architect of Bunny, Sir Thomas Parkyns. Surprisingly it gets scant mention in Pevsner. Built principally in brick in English bond with stone mullioned windows and quoins it is of great interest. (3)
School and almshouses. 1700. At one end the schoolroom, at the other four rooms for four widows. The master's [quarters] … took up the whole first floor and attic. (4)
Descheduled 1997 - was SAM 19.
See L7874 for nearby bank

Data Held: Ground Photograph (Ground photograph). SNT2646.

2 BW print, SMR

Listed buildings slides, 41 slides (Photograph). SNT2648.

<1> DOE (HHR), --/03/1960, Basford Rural District - Provisional List, p 6 (Published document). SNT627.

<2> DOE, 1946, AM7 (Unpublished document). SNT55.

<3> Samuels JR, 1987, AM107 (Unpublished document). SNT1232.

<4> Pevsner N, 1979, The Buildings of England: Nottinghamshire 2nd ed., p 87 (Monograph). SNT4.

<5> Thoroton Society, 1949, TTS, p 6 (Published document). SNT363.

Sources/Archives (7)

  • --- Ground photograph: Data Held: Ground Photograph.
  • --- Photograph: Listed buildings slides. 41 slides.
  • <1> Published document: DOE (HHR). --/03/1960. Basford Rural District - Provisional List. p 6.
  • <2> Unpublished document: DOE. 1946. AM7.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Samuels JR. 1987. AM107.
  • <4> Monograph: Pevsner N. 1979. The Buildings of England: Nottinghamshire 2nd ed.. Penguin. p 87.
  • <5> Published document: Thoroton Society. 1949. TTS. 53. p 6.

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Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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