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A Grade II Listed Building in Great Bowden, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.4926 / 52°29'33"N

Longitude: -0.9015 / 0°54'5"W

OS Eastings: 474676

OS Northings: 288860

OS Grid: SP746888

Mapcode National: GBR BS5.LX5

Mapcode Global: VHDQT.BM72

Entry Name: School

Listing Date: 19 September 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1216073

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189636

Location: Great Bowden, Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough

Civil Parish: Great Bowden

Built-Up Area: Market Harborough

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Great Bowden St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

(North Side)
Great Bowden
SP 7488 5/153

1839. Tudor Gothic style. Red briok with stone dressings. 2 storey pedimented
end facade faces street. 3 windows with stone labels, wooden mullions, transoms
and glazing bars. Plaque inscribed "National School built by Public Subscriptions
and Opened December 2nd 1839". Originally 2 rooms with centre house and rooms for
schoolmaster. 1870 interior plan probably altered to incorporate the centre part
as a schoolroom. Front ground floor extension with original front door reset.
Penthouse roof above. Eastern and western pedimented single storey wings, the eastern
one advanced, western recessed. Ref. Seaborne.

Listing NGR: SP7467688860

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