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Walter Scott Charity School, Ross-on-Wye

Description: Walter Scott Charity School

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 22 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 153572

OS Grid Reference: SO6005424030
OS Grid Coordinates: 360054, 224030
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9134, -2.5821

Location: 16 Old Gloucester Road, Ross-on-Wye, County of Herefordshire HR9 5PB

Locality: Ross-on-Wye
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR9 5PB

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Listing Text

Walter Scott Charity
SO 6024 1/66 22.10.52.


Founded as a Bluecoat School for 30 boys and 30 girls in 1717. Disused through
lack of funds. Re-endowed by Walter Scott a citizen in 1786 and restored
in 1887. 2 storeys and cellar. Red brick. Centre breaks forward and has
a pediment. 2-3-2 sash windows, but central window has been replaced by
an inscription giving dates etc. On ground floor 6 sash windows in arched
sinkings with band below. These have round heads with architraves. A moulded
cornice connects the imposts of the arches. Stucco plinth. Wide doorway
with open pediment on Tuscan columns and pilasters. Wide fanlight. Slender
stone gate piers with ball terminals.

Listing NGR: SO6005424030

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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