THE SHAKESPEARE CENTRE GRAMMAR SCHOOL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1073309
Date first listed:
08-May-1950
Statutory Address:
THE SHAKESPEARE CENTRE GRAMMAR SCHOOL, CHURCH STREET, OAKHAM, LE15 6DR

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE SHAKESPEARE CENTRE GRAMMAR SCHOOL, CHURCH STREET, OAKHAM, LE15 6DR

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

District:
Rutland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Oakham
National Grid Reference:
SK 86112 08967

Details

SK 8608 6/4 8.5.50

CHURCH STREET The Shakespeare Centre Grammar School (Formerly listed as Old Grammar School (now known as "The Shakespeare Centre") CHURCH YARD)

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 02/02/2018

GII* Single storey rectangular building of coursed rubble with stone quoins and dressings. Stone slate roof with coped gable ends and moulded stone stacks.Three large rectangular transomed windows of three-lights with stone mullions and moulded stone surrounds and cills on each side of the building,those on the south having hood moulds. Above are relieving arches with keystones over a stone roundel. Brick relieving arches on north side. Door with moulded stone surround and hood. Inserted above it is a stone tablet in moulded frame with inscription in Hebrew, Greek and Latin.Two modern windows inserted in gable end. Stone capped plinth.On a band of dressed stone along length of building is inscribed "Schola Latina Graeca Hebraica AD 1584". Date stone 1584 on west gable and another in south elevation inscribed "Rejecta AD 1723".Interior has open timber wing post roof of seven bays. A new doorway has been recently inserted (Summer 1969) on the south-east side with a commemorative plaque above.

Listing NGR: SK8611208967

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
186468
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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Date: 12 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/03514/33
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Tomalin. Source Historic England Archive
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