Wheatley old Primary School in Church Road

  • Aerial view of school in Church Road
  • Google Earth extract 2018
Archive Notes:

Aerial view of school in Church Road & the land attached to Morland House Children's Home, since developed for housing, c.1970s - 1980s as an shown in 2018 Google Earth extract. Click here for location of the new Primary School.

The old school buildings, now residential, are covered by a listing, the details of which are 'Former school and school house. c. 1858. By G.E. Street. Squared coursed limestone rubble with ashlar dressings; plain-tile roof and stone stacks. Main range with projecting wings. Front has schoolhouse to left with 2-storey gable to left of arched entrance and, to right, a mullioned window below a flat-roofed dormer. Large school wing to right has mullioned windows and a double span roof. Windows in gable walls have relieving arches. Interior not inspected'.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.838).

Extract from 2008 History of the Primary School re Edward Elton's School, see 2291 for complete copy of this history

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