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THE OLD GRAMMAR SCHOOL

List Entry Summary

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

Name: THE OLD GRAMMAR SCHOOL

List entry Number: 1067073

Location

THE OLD GRAMMAR SCHOOL, 1,2,3,4 AND 5, HIGH STREET

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

County: Northamptonshire

District: Daventry

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Guilsborough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 02-Nov-1954

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 360149

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SP76SE GUILSBOROUGH HIGH STREET (East side) 3/160 Nos.1,2,3,4 and 5 (The Old 02/11/54 Grammar School)

- II

School now 5 houses. c.1688, founded by John Langham of Cottesbrooke. Lias ashlar with stone slate roof. Main block of south facade originally school room and dormitory of 2 storeys with attic and cellar. 4-window range the left hand bay breaking forward to form a gabled two storey porch with mezzanine and attic has semi circular arched entrance with oval window returns. C19 plank door with stop hinges and stone flight below. 3-light stone mullioned windows with cross trasomes and C20 diamond leaded panes. Ashlar gable parapets and kneelers. Brick stacks at ends. Sundial above entrance dated 1821 flanked by single light mezzanine winders. Similar late C17 masters house to left of entrance of single storey with attic of 3-window range with similar stone mullions. Ashlar gable parapet and kneelers, central brick stack. Ashlar string course between ground and first floor throughout. Similar flanking wings to rear with central projecting wing has mainly C20 casement windows. Interior: C20 remodelling to form 5 houses. Some re-set chamfered fireplace lintels. (Buildings of England : Northamptonshire p.243).

Listing NGR: SP6761572961

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, (1961), 243

National Grid Reference: SP 67615 72961

Map

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