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The Old Grammar School, Newport

Description: The Old Grammar School

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 1 February 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 309716

OS Grid Reference: SZ4978189218
OS Grid Coordinates: 449781, 89218
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7005, -1.2965

Location: 118 Saint James' Street, Newport PO30 5HE

Locality: Newport
County: Isle of Wight
Country: England
Postcode: PO30 5HE

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Listing Text

(West Side)
No 118
SZ 4989 SE 2/89 (The Old Grammar School)


Dated 1614. A 3 storey building in rubble with roof of old tiles. One
large central gable, and wood mullioned windows, one in the gable,
and the 2nd storey having 2 of 4 lights, flanking 2 of 2 lights. All
have moulded drip stones. Ground floor has 2 3 ligt windows and one of
2 lights. Recessed door with moulded rectangular label and restored head
stops. A moulded stone shield beneath gable window. Carved chimney
piece inside. Charles I lodged in the building for 10 weeks while
the Treaty of Newport was being negotiated.

Listing NGR: SZ4977589220

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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