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The Old Grammar School

A Grade II* Listed Building in Newport, Isle of Wight

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7005 / 50°42'1"N

Longitude: -1.2965 / 1°17'47"W

OS Eastings: 449781

OS Northings: 89218

OS Grid: SZ497892

Mapcode National: GBR 8BB.WL1

Mapcode Global: FRA 8757.8R3

Entry Name: The Old Grammar School

Listing Date: 1 February 1972

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1034526

English Heritage Legacy ID: 309716

Location: Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30

County: Isle of Wight

Civil Parish: Newport

Built-Up Area: Newport (Isle of Wight)

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Isle of Wight

Church of England Parish: Newport St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text

ST JAMES'S STREET
1.
1445
(West Side)
No 118
SZ 4989 SE 2/89 (The Old Grammar School)
1.10.53.

II*


2.
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

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