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Description: The Old Grammar School
Date Listed: 20 February 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 149921
OS Grid Reference: SO4037151530
OS Grid Coordinates: 340371, 251530
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1588, -2.8731
There is also a scheduled monument, Weobley Castle, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
SO 4051 - 4151 WEOBLEY CP HEREFORD ROAD (west side)
14/139 The Old Grammar School
(formerly listed as
20.2.53 Old Grammar School,
House. Early C17, with some mid-C19 and late C20 restoration. Timber-frame
with rendered infill on a coursed rubble plinth under a tile roof. Two framed
bays aligned north/south with brick gable-end stack to north. East front of one
storey with attic lit by two framed dormer windows. The windows project slightly
with moulded corner posts, those to the right having pineapple pendants. Ground
floor has a C20 restored window. to the left copying the C17 canted oriel to the
right. This has three lights to the front, a single light to each canted side.
The mullions and transom are moulded, as is the sill supported by three scroll
brackets. The central entrance has a gabled framed porch with carved barge-
boards and a carved pendant finial. The moulded tie-beam is supported by three
carved brackets. The dentilled lintel is supported by two scrolled brackets.
The side walls are each of five open lights with turned balusters. The door
has a shaped lintel and is a studded boarded door with ornamental strap hinges.
Framing is close-studded with a mid-rail to the ground floor, the attic having
a further tier of close-studding. The gables of the dormers and the porch each
have two curved raking struts. (RCHM, 3, p 202, no 50; Parkinson, James & Ould,
EA, 1904, Old Cottages, Farmhouses and other half-timber buildings in Shropshire,
Herefordshire and Cheshire, London, pls 64 & 65).
Listing NGR: SO4037151530
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Source: English Heritage
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