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Latitude: 52.6716 / 52°40'17"N
Longitude: -0.7279 / 0°43'40"W
OS Eastings: 486112
OS Northings: 308967
OS Grid: SK861089
Mapcode National: GBR CRL.GSQ
Mapcode Global: WHFKN.S3KQ
Entry Name: Old Grammer School the Shakespeare Centre
Listing Date: 8 May 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1073309
English Heritage Legacy ID: 186468
Location: Oakham, Rutland, LE15
Civil Parish: Oakham
Built-Up Area: Oakham
Traditional County: Rutland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Rutland
Church of England Parish: Oakham All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Peterborough
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 02/02/2018
The Shakespeare Centre Grammar School
(Formerly listed as Old Grammar School (now known as "The Shakespeare Centre") CHURCH YARD)
Single storey rectangular building of coursed rubble with stone quoins and dressings. Stone slate roof with coped gable ends and moulded stone stacks. Three large rectangular transomed windows of three-lights with stone mullions and moulded stone surrounds and cills on each side of the building, those on the south having hood moulds. Above are relieving arches with keystones over a stone roundel. Brick relieving arches on north side. Door with moulded stone surround and hood. Inserted above it is a stone tablet in moulded frame with inscription in Hebrew, Greek and Latin. Two modern windows inserted in gable end. Stone capped plinth. On a band of dressed stone along length of building is inscribed "Schola Latina Graeca Hebraica AD 1584". Date stone 1584 on west gable and another in south elevation inscribed "Rejecta AD 1723".
Interior has open timber wing post roof of seven bays. A new doorway has been recently inserted (Summer 1969) on the south-east side with a commemorative plaque above.
Listing NGR: SK8611208967
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