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The Free Grammar School, Bewdley

Description: The Free Grammar School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 156683

OS Grid Reference: SO7874375112
OS Grid Coordinates: 378743, 275112
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3736, -2.3136

Location: High Street, Bewdley, Worcestershire DY12 2DH

Locality: Bewdley
Local Authority: Wyre Forest District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: DY12 2DH

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Listing Text

SO 7875 SE BEWDLEY CP HIGH STREET (north side)

13/41 The Free Grammar School



School, now community hall. 1861 by Henry Day of Worcester. Brick with
stone dressings and machine tile roof. One storey, roughly central chimney
stack with stone coped off-sets, tablet in shape of shield on stack records
history of the school; to right of stack: two windows: 3-light to left, 2-
light to right, all with trefoil heads; to left of stack: 3-light stepped
window under gable, with trefoil heads; to left-hand corner two entrances
under gable capped by stone bellcote (without bell), the two entrances have
segmental pointed heads, the ledged and boarded doors have ornamental strap
hinges and lock plates. The former school occupies a prominent position in
the High Street. It is included as a complete example of its type and for
group value.

Listing NGR: SO7874375112

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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