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The Grammar School

A Grade II Listed Building in Wath, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.1885 / 54°11'18"N

Longitude: -1.505 / 1°30'17"W

OS Eastings: 432401

OS Northings: 477078

OS Grid: SE324770

Mapcode National: GBR KNX0.Z9

Mapcode Global: WHC7G.VZJF

Entry Name: The Grammar School

Listing Date: 19 November 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1173200

English Heritage Legacy ID: 330461

Location: Wath, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG4

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

Civil Parish: Wath

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

SE 37 NW WATH MAIN STREET
(south side)

2/85 The Grammar School
-
19.11.51
GV II


House. C17 with mid-C18 and C19 alterations. Stone rubble, roughcast,
Westmorland slate roof, pantiles to rear. 2 storeys, 5 bays. Central
entrance with 6-panel door under rectangular 3-pane fanlight in wood
architrave. An inscription over front door, apparently a C20 copy of
the original, records that Peter Samwaies, Rector of Wath, founded a
school for boys in 1684. Door of same type on left. All windows
12-pane sashes in flush wood architraves. Ashlar coping and shaped
kneelers. End chimneys, with massive external stack on right side.
Rear: central 2-light stone mullion window to first floor and a single
storey outshut with Westmorland slate roof. Interior: the roof is
supported by 4 pairs of upper crucks.


Listing NGR: SE3240177078

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