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Church of England School and Schoolhouse, Waltham on the Wolds and Thorpe Arnold

Description: Church of England School and Schoolhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 September 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 190355

OS Grid Reference: SK8007024866
OS Grid Coordinates: 480070, 324866
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8154, -0.8134

Location: 24 Melton Road, Waltham, Leicestershire LE14 4AJ

Locality: Waltham on the Wolds and Thorpe Arnold
Local Authority: Melton Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE14 4AJ

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Listing Text

(West side)
SK 8024 Waltham on the Wolds
26/427 Church of England School
11.9.79 and Schoolhouse.


School and School-house. Dated 1844. Limestone ashlar, C2O plain-tile roof
and stone ridge stacks. H-plan. Tudor style. Single-storey, 4-bay central
range flanked by cross wings, that to right of 2 storeys; 6 bays in all.
Door to right of centre with double-chamfered stone surround, 4-centred head
and ridged door with ornamental hinges, in gabled stone porch with double-
chamfered doorway, Gillett coat of arms above in circular strap moulding
bearing motto SPES MEA IN DEO and date 1844.
A pair of 2-light stone mullion windows to left with hood moulds, similar 3-
light window to right. Right cross wing (school-house) has 3-light stone
mullion windows to ground floor and similar 2-light window to 1st floor.
Similar 4-light window to left cross wing and bell-cote to right with gabled
ridged stone roof and single bell. Off-set buttress to bell-cote and panel
to cross wing gable with cross and Latin motto. All windows have hollow-
chamfered mullions, arched lights, cut spandrels and hood moulds. All
gables are stone-coped with kneelers and ball finials to apex.

Listing NGR: SK8007024866

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Source: English Heritage

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