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Old Grammar School, Southwell

Description: Old Grammar School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 February 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 242336

OS Grid Reference: SK7010853883
OS Grid Coordinates: 470108, 353883
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0776, -0.9549

Location: Church Street, Southwell, Nottinghamshire NG25 0HQ

Locality: Southwell
Local Authority: Newark and Sherwood District Council
County: Nottinghamshire
Country: England
Postcode: NG25 0HQ

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Listing Text


1919-0/11/45 (South side)
09/02/73 Old Grammar School
(Formerly Listed as:
The Old Grammar School (PW Gascoine
and others))


Former Grammar School, now offices. 1819, with late C19
additions. Brick with dressed stone plinth and hipped and
gabled slate roof. 2 string courses, chamfered eaves, single
gable, ridge and side wall stacks. Windows are glazing bar
sashes of various sizes, with rubbed brick heads. 3 storeys,
3x6 bays. Pedimented north gable, to street, has a central
blank flanked by single windows on each floor, those to the
upper floor being smaller. In a recess to the right, a round
headed doorway with plain fanlight and above it, a single sash
on each floor. To left, a late C19 flat roofed porch with
cornice and ramped parapet, and a 3-light mullioned window. On
its left side, a doorway. Above the porch, a tablet inscribed
"Collegiate Grammar School of Southwell". Hipped end, to
Minster churchyard, has regular fenestration with a central
full-height sash on the ground floor. Interior has a stone
dogleg stair with stick balusters.

Listing NGR: SK7010853883

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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