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Church of England School and Schoolhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Waltham on the Wolds and Thorpe Arnold, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8154 / 52°48'55"N

Longitude: -0.8134 / 0°48'48"W

OS Eastings: 480070

OS Northings: 324866

OS Grid: SK800248

Mapcode National: GBR CPQ.K4Y

Mapcode Global: WHFJV.GHWH

Entry Name: Church of England School and Schoolhouse

Listing Date: 11 September 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074973

English Heritage Legacy ID: 190355

Location: Waltham on the Wolds and Thorpe Arnold, Melton, Leicestershire, LE14

County: Leicestershire

District: Melton

Civil Parish: Waltham on the Wolds and Thorp

Built-Up Area: Waltham on the Wolds

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Waltham-on-the-Wolds

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

WALTHAM MELTON ROAD
(West side)
SK 8024 Waltham on the Wolds
26/427 Church of England School
11.9.79 and Schoolhouse.

GV II


School and School-house. Dated 1844. Limestone ashlar, C2O plain-tile roof
and stone ridge stacks. H-plan. Tudor style. Single-storey, 4-bay central
range flanked by cross wings, that to right of 2 storeys; 6 bays in all.
Door to right of centre with double-chamfered stone surround, 4-centred head
and ridged door with ornamental hinges, in gabled stone porch with double-
chamfered doorway, Gillett coat of arms above in circular strap moulding
bearing motto SPES MEA IN DEO and date 1844.
A pair of 2-light stone mullion windows to left with hood moulds, similar 3-
light window to right. Right cross wing (school-house) has 3-light stone
mullion windows to ground floor and similar 2-light window to 1st floor.
Similar 4-light window to left cross wing and bell-cote to right with gabled
ridged stone roof and single bell. Off-set buttress to bell-cote and panel
to cross wing gable with cross and Latin motto. All windows have hollow-
chamfered mullions, arched lights, cut spandrels and hood moulds. All
gables are stone-coped with kneelers and ball finials to apex.


Listing NGR: SK8007024866

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