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The Free Grammar School

A Grade II Listed Building in Bewdley, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3736 / 52°22'25"N

Longitude: -2.3136 / 2°18'49"W

OS Eastings: 378743

OS Northings: 275112

OS Grid: SO787751

Mapcode National: GBR 0BK.3W7

Mapcode Global: VH91S.VL7Q

Entry Name: The Free Grammar School

Listing Date: 12 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1099979

English Heritage Legacy ID: 156683

Location: Bewdley, Wyre Forest, Worcestershire, DY12

County: Worcestershire

District: Wyre Forest

Civil Parish: Bewdley

Built-Up Area: Bewdley

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Ribbesford with Bewdley and Dowles etc

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text


SO 7875 SE BEWDLEY CP HIGH STREET (north side)

13/41 The Free Grammar School

12.8.85

GV II

School, now community hall. 1861 by Henry Day of Worcester. Brick with
stone dressings and machine tile roof. One storey, roughly central chimney
stack with stone coped off-sets, tablet in shape of shield on stack records
history of the school; to right of stack: two windows: 3-light to left, 2-
light to right, all with trefoil heads; to left of stack: 3-light stepped
window under gable, with trefoil heads; to left-hand corner two entrances
under gable capped by stone bellcote (without bell), the two entrances have
segmental pointed heads, the ledged and boarded doors have ornamental strap
hinges and lock plates. The former school occupies a prominent position in
the High Street. It is included as a complete example of its type and for
group value.


Listing NGR: SO7874375112

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