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The Old Grammar School, Ledbury

Description: The Old Grammar School

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 18 September 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 151822

OS Grid Reference: SO7117137729
OS Grid Coordinates: 371171, 237729
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0372, -2.4217

Location: Church Road, Ledbury, County of Herefordshire HR8 1DN

Locality: Ledbury
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR8 1DN

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Listing Text

(North Side)
The Old Grammar School
SO 7137 NE 2/11 18.9.53.


Late C15. Was schoolroom and masters house, now 3 tenements. Timber-framed with
plastered panels. The south front projects heavily on the 1st floor on the original
moulded bressumer and carved brackets springing from octagonal shafts with moulded
capitals. 2 storeys. 5 windows. Old canted bay window on left of ground floor
and old casements with leaded panes, 1 with 4 lights in gable of the east end.
Timber framing also exposed at rear and east end. Tiled roof with gable ends.
Was once schoolroom and masters house endowed in fort from Holy Trinity Chantry,
dissolved 1547. It is reputed that the poet the Rev Thoms Traherne 1637-74 was
educated here.

The Town Council Offices, No 3, Public Lavatories, Hawkes and Terry, Prince of Terry Prince of
wales Inn, the Old Grammar School and Rutherglen form a group.

Listing NGR: SO7117137729

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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