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Old Grammar School

A Grade II* Listed Building in Castle, City of Leicester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6361 / 52°38'9"N

Longitude: -1.139 / 1°8'20"W

OS Eastings: 458367

OS Northings: 304607

OS Grid: SK583046

Mapcode National: GBR FFJ.JX

Mapcode Global: WHDJB.GZVZ

Entry Name: Old Grammar School

Listing Date: 5 January 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1361426

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188663

Location: Leicester, LE1

County: City of Leicester

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle

Built-Up Area: Leicester

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Leicester The Abbey

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

HIGH CROSS STREET
1.
5304
(East Side)
Old Grammar School (also
known as Free School,
now Premises of Barton
Coaches)
SK 5804 7/120 5.1.50
II*
2.
Former Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School. Built 1573. Much restored and
altered. Stone rubble with late C16 roof of tiles, steep-pitched with
gabled ends. The five hipped dormers have been removed. Two storeys.
Four rectangular cement-rendered mullion windows of three-lights and two
spaces with plaques with almost obliterated inscriptions now restored.
A smaller plaque. All with cement-rendered stone frames. Rectangular
on plan. Cement-rendered end walls. A.M.

Listing NGR: SK5836704607

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