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Latitude: 50.4072 / 50°24'25"N
Longitude: -4.6711 / 4°40'15"W
OS Eastings: 210294
OS Northings: 59777
OS Grid: SX102597
Mapcode National: GBR N4.RRZD
Mapcode Global: FRA 173Z.818
Entry Name: Old Grammer School Court and Attached Forecourt Walls
Listing Date: 18 October 1949
Last Amended: 28 August 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1144245
English Heritage Legacy ID: 70885
Location: Lostwithiel, Cornwall, PL22
Civil Parish: Lostwithiel
Built-Up Area: Lostwithiel
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Lostwithiel
Church of England Diocese: Truro
LOSTWITHIEL QUEEN STREET, Lostwithiel
SX 15 NW
10/133 Old Grammer School Court and
18.10.49 attached forecourt walls (formerly
listed as the Old Grammer School)
School, now in multiple occupation. Dated 1781, with late C20 alterations. Granite
ashlar front. Slate roof with gable ends behind parapet.
Central entrance, and entrance to right and left of front, approached by a path with
gateways in the front courtyard walls; originally one room to left and right of the
2 storeys with attic on plinth, symmetrical 1:5:1 bays. 3 central bays broken forward
with pediment with moulded coping; ground floor has arcade of 3 round arches with
square imposts, central panelled and glazed double doors with blind fanlight, 2-light
C20 casement to right and left with fanlights; at first floor, three 12-pane sashes,
the central sash with the datestone as apron, with inscription: This building was
erected by George, Visct Mt Edgcumbe and Valletort in the year 1781; painted shield
of arms with viscount's coronet over. Outer bays to right and left have 2-light
casement in similar round arch, formerly a doorway, with 12-pane sash at first floor.
The attic storey has gabled dormer to left and right, each with 4-pane sash, C20
rooflights behind pediment.
The forecourt walls are about 1½ metres high, with central gateway with plain pier
with pyramidal cap to each side. At each end, a round arch with imposts and wall
carried over the coping.
Interior Not inspected.
Listing NGR: SX1029459777
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