DOCTORS WALL AT RUGBY SCHOOL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1035022
Date first listed:
03-Sep-1976
Statutory Address:
DOCTORS WALL AT RUGBY SCHOOL, LAWRENCE SHERIFF STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
DOCTORS WALL AT RUGBY SCHOOL, LAWRENCE SHERIFF STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Warwickshire
District:
Rugby (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SP 50325 74923

Details

LAWRENCE SHERIFF STREET 1. 5397 (South Side) Doctor's Wall at Rugby School SP 5074 NW 2/84

II GV

2. Low red brick wall with buttresses separating School flame garden from The Close. Granite tablet inscribed: "This stone commemorates the exploit of William Webb Ellis who with a fine disregard for the rules of football as played in his time first took the ball in his arms and ran with it thus originating the distinctive feature of the Rugby Game. AD 1823". Included for historical interest.

New and old Quad Buildings, School House and Doctor's Wall at Rugby School form a] group with the Chapel and War Memorial Chapel at Rugby School Dunchurch Road.]

Listing NGR: SP5032474924

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
308483
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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