Description: Central Block (Adams' Grammar School)
Date Listed: 28 April 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 255392
OS Grid Reference: SJ7433719146
OS Grid Coordinates: 374337, 319146
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7693, -2.3818
(Adams' Grammar School)
(formerly listed as
SJ 7419 SW 1/13 28.4.52.
1656. Largely rebuilt and restored 1821. Ashlar central block: 2 storeys;
divided by plain pilasters into 5 bays; 3 semi-circular headed windows; arcaded
ground storey; formerly an open loggia, now has 5 glazed semi-circular headed
doors leading into anti-chamber; parapet with inset balustrade at centre;
tiled roof surmounted by cupola with clock face, the clock being original.
Red brick side wings: 3 storeys; 3 sash windows; to each a restored or early
C19 stuccoed pilaster doorcase with segmental pediment. Interior generally
altered but left-hand wing (the Headmaster's House) contains good original
staircase. The building is set back from street in grounds.
Listing NGR: SJ7433719146
Source: English Heritage
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