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Description: Loughborough Grammar School
Date Listed: 15 March 1965
English Heritage Building ID: 189398
OS Grid Reference: SK5383219041
OS Grid Coordinates: 453832, 319041
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7663, -1.2036
SK 51 NW BURTON WALKS
5/27 (north side)
15.3.65 Loughborough Grammar
Grammar School, 1852 by John Morris and Charles Hebson. Of red brick with burnt
headers (diaper pattern on chequered basement), stone dressings and slate roof.
Gothic revival, with "perpendicular" window tracery throughout. Central block with
2 cross wings (originally open to the roof, now floored). Central 3-stage
battlemented tower, with octagonal stair turret at rear, flanked by a 4-light window
to either side. Central doorway with carved spandrels, 1st floor oriel window, then
3-light window with hoodmould, niche for statue above. Five-bay cross wings with
coped gables carrying pinnacles and finials. Canted bay windows. Octagonal
lead-capped lanterns at junctions of main block and cross wings.
Listing NGR: SK5383219041
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Source: English Heritage
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