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Former Grammar School, Wymondham

Description: Former Grammar School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 January 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 189909

OS Grid Reference: SK8515018684
OS Grid Coordinates: 485150, 318684
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7591, -0.7396

Locality: Wymondham
Local Authority: Melton Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE14 2AA

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Listing Text


(east side)
14/152 Former Grammar

Former Grammar School, now a social club. 1637. Altered 1885.
Founded by Sir John Sedley. Ironstone ashlar with limestone
dressings and slate roof with ashlar coped gables with moulded
kneelers. Chamfered plinth and flush ashlar quoins. Single
stone gable stack. 2 storeys, 3 bays. West gable has a central
moulded doorway with depressed 4 centred arched head with hood
mould, and above it, a blocked window containing an inscribed
tablet, 1885. Above it, a shield with crest. East gable has,
above, a blocked 3 light mullioned window with hood mould. South
side has 3 three light mullioned windows with coved mullions.
North side has 2 smaller 3 light mullioned windows. A slate
tablet states that this building was converted in 1885 into a
Reading Room.

Listing NGR: SK8515018684

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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