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The Grammar School, Wath

Description: The Grammar School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 November 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 330461

OS Grid Reference: SE3240177078
OS Grid Coordinates: 432401, 477078
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1885, -1.5050

Location: Main Street, Wath, North Yorkshire HG4 5ET

Locality: Wath
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HG4 5ET

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Listing Text

(south side)

2/85 The Grammar School

House. C17 with mid-C18 and C19 alterations. Stone rubble, roughcast,
Westmorland slate roof, pantiles to rear. 2 storeys, 5 bays. Central
entrance with 6-panel door under rectangular 3-pane fanlight in wood
architrave. An inscription over front door, apparently a C20 copy of
the original, records that Peter Samwaies, Rector of Wath, founded a
school for boys in 1684. Door of same type on left. All windows
12-pane sashes in flush wood architraves. Ashlar coping and shaped
kneelers. End chimneys, with massive external stack on right side.
Rear: central 2-light stone mullion window to first floor and a single
storey outshut with Westmorland slate roof. Interior: the roof is
supported by 4 pairs of upper crucks.

Listing NGR: SE3240177078

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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