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Old Grammar School

A Grade II Listed Building in Amesbury, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.173 / 51°10'22"N

Longitude: -1.7804 / 1°46'49"W

OS Eastings: 415448

OS Northings: 141553

OS Grid: SU154415

Mapcode National: GBR 503.DNV

Mapcode Global: VHB5C.3S44

Entry Name: Old Grammar School

Listing Date: 10 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1284503

English Heritage Legacy ID: 321357

Location: Amesbury, Wiltshire, SP4

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Amesbury

Built-Up Area: Amesbury

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Amesbury St Mary and St Melor

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

AMESBURY HIGH STREET
SU 1541
(south side)

11/45 No 32 (Old Grammar School)

II
Rose's Charity Grammar School, now private house. Late C18.
Chalkstone and brick, the front roughcast and painted. Tiled
roof. Two storeys and attic, two narrow bays to front, with 3 bay
rear wing. Entrance central to rear cross wing. Front has plat
band and brick dentilled eaves, and 16-pane replacement sashes to
ground floor, 12-paned to first floor with flush boxes and applied
timber shutters. Gable stack to left and roof half hipped to
right. Hipped dormer. Rear block is of chalk blocks with brick
quoins. Six panelled door, 12-paned sashes and one 16-paned, and
gable stack. One dormer. Interior has C18 doors on ground floor.
Rear range has diminished principals to roof with one tie and
clasped purlins. Joseph Addison, poet, essayist and-statesman, is
said to have attended the grammar school while in the south
transept of the church, before being transferred here in 1807.


Listing NGR: SU1544841553

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