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Description: Former School Now Shop
Date Listed: 11 June 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 188530
OS Grid Reference: SK5260607490
OS Grid Coordinates: 452606, 307490
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6626, -1.2236
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GROBY LEICESTER ROAD
SK 50 NW
(north east side)
4/23 Former School now Shop
Former school now shop. 1873. Randomly coursed rubble with ashlar dressings,
slate roof with Gothic style cresting, singlel ridge and wall stacks with
chamfered cornices. Single storey 4-bay front with stepped and chamfered string
course and chamfered buttresses. The left hand bay is advanced and gabled with
a fretted bargeboard. It contains a 2-light window with Caernarvon arches to
the lights and stone tracery to the head. At the top of the pointed and moulded
surround is an inscription recording the foundation of the school by the
Countess of Stamford and Warrington and above is her cypher and the date 1873 on
an ashlar panel. To right are 3 pairs of pointed windows with chamfered ashlar
surrounds. All windows are plain top hung casements. To the right-hand side is
a gabled porch, with a double chamfered and pointed outer arch and a triangular
headed inner door.
Listing NGR: SK5260607490
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Source: English Heritage
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