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The Old Grammar School

A Grade II Listed Building in Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0508 / 52°3'2"N

Longitude: -1.7799 / 1°46'47"W

OS Eastings: 415187

OS Northings: 239180

OS Grid: SP151391

Mapcode National: GBR 4NG.DT7

Mapcode Global: VHB13.3QC6

Entry Name: The Old Grammar School

Listing Date: 25 August 1960

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1172544

English Heritage Legacy ID: 126204

Location: Chipping Campden, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL55

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Chipping Campden

Built-Up Area: Chipping Campden

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Chipping Campden St James

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

1.
5224 HIGH STREET
(south-east side)

The Old Grammer School
SP 1539 SW 9/148 25.8.60

II GV

2.
C15 foundation. Rebuilt 1863 by C A Buckler in Cotswold style of mid C17. Two and
a half storeys, ashlar with Cotswold stone tile roof and 4 chimneys, 3 on ridge,
one as gable finial. In 2 parts. Six bays, 5 of them with gables, the principal
one off centre left larger with coat of arms and 2 storey angled bay of 1-3-1 lights.
The entrance bay to left of this has a small gabled bell cote over it. String as
first floor label mould. Three light mullioned windows to first floor and to half-
dormers over, 4 light mullion and transom windows to ground floor, ground and attic
windows have drip moulds. Four centred entrance with small window to left under
common drip mould; the attic window above is below the eaves, 2 light and very small.
Pointed arch doorway to left of right hand section with inscribed voussoirs
Interior: school room survives (in restored state) as rebuilt in 1628: large chimney
Piece with C17 stone bust of founder John Fereby above, set in classical niche in a
broken segmental pediment. Part of south-west end rear wall is the original 3 storey
building of early C17.


Listing NGR: SP1520239193

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