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Former Peel School

A Grade II Listed Building in Tamworth, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.6341 / 52°38'2"N

Longitude: -1.6998 / 1°41'59"W

OS Eastings: 420416

OS Northings: 304077

OS Grid: SK204040

Mapcode National: GBR 4FD.WLG

Mapcode Global: WHCH3.V1SZ

Entry Name: Former Peel School

Listing Date: 28 February 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197031

English Heritage Legacy ID: 386538

Location: Tamworth, Staffordshire, B79

County: Staffordshire

District: Tamworth

Town: Tamworth

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle

Built-Up Area: Tamworth

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Tamworth St Editha

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


670-1/6/109 (North side)
Former Peel School


School, now part of housing development. 1850. By S.Smirke,
for Sir Robert Peel P.M. Tudor style. Rectangular plan. Brick
with blue brick diapering and ashlar dressings; tile roof with
cresting. One storey; 3-window range. Ashlar-dressed offset
buttresses and coped gables. 4-light
double-hollow-chamfered-mullioned windows; central gablet with
escutcheon to panel. Right return has 4-light transomed window
under dripstone and relieving arch with quatrefoil above; left
return similar, with 2 plaques recording history of building:
date 1850 in blue brick flanking quatrefoil. Rear has small
parallel range with 2 hipped dormers; C20 porch to re-entrant
angle. Interior noted as having arch-braced roof trusses with
tracery infill.
(Buildings of England: N.Pevsner: Staffordshire: London:
1974-: 278).

Listing NGR: SK2041604077

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