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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: 1116393

Location

THE OLD GRAMMAR SCHOOL, VICARAGE STREET

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

County: Warwickshire

District: Nuneaton and Bedworth

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Feb-1988

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 308622

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SP39SE 2/81 06/12/49



NUNEATON AND BEDWORTH VICARAGE STREET(East side) Nuneaton The Old Grammar School

GII Former school,now parish room.Dated 1696;single-storey range rebuilt after 1941. Flemish bond brick with chamfered sandstone plinth,moulded cornice, parapet and plain pinnacles.Square tower to churchyard. Two storeys;one-window range. Mid C20 four-light painted wood mullioned windows.All windows throughout the building have brick flat arches with keystones. Left return side has C20 eight-panelled door,and 2-light casement above. Painted wood octagonal open cupola has ogee arches. Bell-cast lead roof. Elaborate wrought iron weather vane has gilded ball, scrollwork, and gilded lettering, flag vane and finial.Screen wall set back on left steps down in two stages, the upper with a quadrant curve.Round-arched doorway has keystone and imposts, and C20 eight-panelled door.Stone inscription panel above has moulded surround. Inscription records the founding of the school in 1596 and its rebuilding,and the names of the Receivers and Governors.Single-storey range behind has dentil cornice and plain-tile hipped roof.Four-window range to Vicarage Street.Interior not inspected. (Buildings of England: Warwickshire, p365)

Listing NGR: SP3653691678

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Wedgwood, A, The Buildings of England: Warwickshire, (1966), 365

National Grid Reference: SP 36536 91679

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