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FORMER THORNHILL 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: FORMER THORNHILL GRAMMAR SCHOOL

List entry Number: 1134730

Location

FORMER THORNHILL GRAMMAR SCHOOL, 69, COMBS ROAD

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

County:

District: Kirklees

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 03-Jul-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 340716

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

DEWSBURY CB COMBS ROAD SE 21 NE (Thornhill)

6/31 No. 69 (Former Thornhill Grammar School)

G.V. II

Former grammar school, now disused. Dated 1643. Built with money bequeathed by Charles Greenwood a Rector of Thornhill. The rear part was built as a copy in 1884. Hammer dressed stone (part rendered). Quoins and plinth. Stone slates removed at time of survey. Hollow chamfered gable copings on moulded kneelers with finials. Hollow chamfered eaves on south side, later parapet to north. Each gable end has a 10-light mullion and transomed double chamfered window, that to east with inserted doorway, and a 2-light double chamfered window in each gable apex. Sides are 4 bays long with cross windows, two only on north side where a contemporary house formerly adjoined, both blocked. On south side within the later addition, one window is blocked and there is the original doorway, blocked, with moulded surround, and deep lintel dated 1643. Wide low arched fireplace within, on north side, with moulded surround. Three C19 king-post trusses to roof, though tie-beams may be original.

Listing NGR: SE2517218881

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National Grid Reference: SE 25148 18887

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