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Old School

A Grade II Listed Building in Groby, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6626 / 52°39'45"N

Longitude: -1.2236 / 1°13'25"W

OS Eastings: 452606

OS Northings: 307490

OS Grid: SK526074

Mapcode National: GBR 8M4.3GL

Mapcode Global: WHDJ9.5BLM

Entry Name: Old School

Listing Date: 11 June 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074082

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188530

Location: Groby, Hinckley and Bosworth, Leicestershire, LE6

County: Leicestershire

District: Hinckley and Bosworth

Civil Parish: Groby

Built-Up Area: Groby

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Groby

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SK 50 NW
4/23

GROBY,
LEICESTER ROAD (north east side),
Old School

(Formerly listed as Former School now Shop (No 53))

11.6.75

II

Former school, now house. 1873. Randomly coursed rubble with ashlar dressings, slate roof with Gothic style cresting, single ridge and wall stacks with chamfered cornices. Single storey 4-bay front with stepped and chamfered string course and chamfered buttresses. The left hand bay is advanced and gabled with a fretted bargeboard. It contains a 2-light window with Caernarvon arches to the lights and stone tracery to the head. At the top of the pointed and moulded surround is an inscription recording the foundation of the school by the Countess of Stamford and Warrington and above is her cypher and the date 1873 on an ashlar panel. To right are 3 pairs of pointed windows with chamfered ashlar surrounds. All windows are plain top hung casements. To the right-hand side is a gabled porch, with a double chamfered and pointed outer arch and a triangular headed inner door.


Listing NGR: SK5260607490

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