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Doctors Wall at Rugby School

A Grade II Listed Building in Rugby, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3701 / 52°22'12"N

Longitude: -1.2623 / 1°15'44"W

OS Eastings: 450325

OS Northings: 274923

OS Grid: SP503749

Mapcode National: GBR 7P7.KNV

Mapcode Global: VHCTR.2PKH

Entry Name: Doctors Wall at Rugby School

Listing Date: 3 September 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1035022

English Heritage Legacy ID: 308483

Location: Rugby, Warwickshire, CV22

County: Warwickshire

District: Rugby

Town: Rugby

Local Authority Ward: Eastlands

Built-Up Area: Rugby

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Rugby St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

LAWRENCE SHERIFF STREET
1.
5397
(South Side)
Doctor's Wall at Rugby School
SP 5074 NW 2/84

II GV


2.
Low red brick wall with buttresses separating School flame garden from The Close.
Granite tablet inscribed: "This stone commemorates the exploit of William Webb
Ellis who with a fine disregard for the rules of football as played in his time
first took the ball in his arms and ran with it thus originating the distinctive
feature of the Rugby Game. AD 1823". Included for historical interest.

New and old Quad Buildings, School House and Doctor's Wall at Rugby School form a]
group with the Chapel and War Memorial Chapel at Rugby School Dunchurch Road.]


Listing NGR: SP5032474924

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