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OLD 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: OLD SCHOOL

List entry Number: 1074082

Location

OLD SCHOOL, LEICESTER ROAD

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

County: Leicestershire

District: Hinckley and Bosworth

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Groby

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Jun-1975

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 188530

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SK 50 NW 4/23

GROBY, LEICESTER ROAD (north east side), Old School

(Formerly listed as Former School now Shop (No 53))

11.6.75

II

Former school, now house. 1873. Randomly coursed rubble with ashlar dressings, slate roof with Gothic style cresting, single ridge and wall stacks with chamfered cornices. Single storey 4-bay front with stepped and chamfered string course and chamfered buttresses. The left hand bay is advanced and gabled with a fretted bargeboard. It contains a 2-light window with Caernarvon arches to the lights and stone tracery to the head. At the top of the pointed and moulded surround is an inscription recording the foundation of the school by the Countess of Stamford and Warrington and above is her cypher and the date 1873 on an ashlar panel. To right are 3 pairs of pointed windows with chamfered ashlar surrounds. All windows are plain top hung casements. To the right-hand side is a gabled porch, with a double chamfered and pointed outer arch and a triangular headed inner door.

Listing NGR: SK5260607490

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National Grid Reference: SK 52606 07490

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