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The Old Grammar School

A Grade II* Listed Building in Weobley, County of Herefordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1588 / 52°9'31"N

Longitude: -2.8731 / 2°52'23"W

OS Eastings: 340371

OS Northings: 251530

OS Grid: SO403515

Mapcode National: GBR FC.63ZD

Mapcode Global: VH77K.4ZZY

Entry Name: The Old Grammar School

Listing Date: 20 February 1953

Last Amended: 10 November 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1081901

English Heritage Legacy ID: 149921

Location: Weobley, County of Herefordshire, HR4

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Weobley

Built-Up Area: Weobley

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Weobley

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


SO 4051 - 4151 WEOBLEY CP HEREFORD ROAD (west side)

14/139 The Old Grammar School
(formerly listed as
20.2.53 Old Grammar School,
Hereford Street)

GV II*

House. Early C17, with some mid-C19 and late C20 restoration. Timber-frame
with rendered infill on a coursed rubble plinth under a tile roof. Two framed
bays aligned north/south with brick gable-end stack to north. East front of one
storey with attic lit by two framed dormer windows. The windows project slightly
with moulded corner posts, those to the right having pineapple pendants. Ground
floor has a C20 restored window. to the left copying the C17 canted oriel to the
right. This has three lights to the front, a single light to each canted side.
The mullions and transom are moulded, as is the sill supported by three scroll
brackets. The central entrance has a gabled framed porch with carved barge-
boards and a carved pendant finial. The moulded tie-beam is supported by three
carved brackets. The dentilled lintel is supported by two scrolled brackets.
The side walls are each of five open lights with turned balusters. The door
has a shaped lintel and is a studded boarded door with ornamental strap hinges.
Framing is close-studded with a mid-rail to the ground floor, the attic having
a further tier of close-studding. The gables of the dormers and the porch each
have two curved raking struts. (RCHM, 3, p 202, no 50; Parkinson, James & Ould,
EA, 1904, Old Cottages, Farmhouses and other half-timber buildings in Shropshire,
Herefordshire and Cheshire, London, pls 64 & 65).


Listing NGR: SO4037151530

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