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The Old Grammer School, Nuneaton

Description: The Old Grammer School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 308622

OS Grid Reference: SP3653691679
OS Grid Coordinates: 436536, 291679
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5218, -1.4629

Location: Vicarage Street, Nuneaton, Warwickshire CV11 4AZ

Locality: Nuneaton
Local Authority: Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: CV11 4AZ

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Listing Text

(East side)
2/81 The Old Grammar School

Former school, now parish room. Dated 1696; single-storey range rebuilt after
1941. Flemish bond brick with chamfered sandstone plinth, moulded cornice,
parapet and plain pinnacles. Square tower to churchyard. 2 storeys; one-window
range. Hid C20 four-light painted wood mullioned windows. All windows throughout
the building have brick flat arches with keystones. Left return side has C20
eight-panelled door, and 2-light casement above. Painted wood octagonal open
cupola has ogee arches. Bell-cast lead roof. Elaborate wrought iron weather vane
has gilded ball, scrollwork, and gilded lettering, flag vane and finial. Screen
wall set back on left steps down in 2 stages, the upper with a quadrant curve.
Round-arched doorway has keystone and imposts, and C20 eight-panelled door.
Stone inscription panel above has moulded surround. Inscription records the
founding of the school in 1596 and its rebuilding, and the names of the
Receivers and Governors. Single-storey range behind has dentil cornice and
plain-tile hipped roof. 4-window range to Vicarage Street. Interior not
(Buildings of England: Warwickshire, p365)

Listing NGR: SP3653691678

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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