OLD GRAMMAR SCHOOL COURT AND ATTACHED FORECOURT WALLS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1144245
Date first listed:
18-Oct-1949
Date of most recent amendment:
28-Aug-1987
Statutory Address:
OLD GRAMMAR SCHOOL COURT AND ATTACHED FORECOURT WALLS, QUEEN STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
OLD GRAMMAR SCHOOL COURT AND ATTACHED FORECOURT WALLS, QUEEN STREET

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

District:
Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Lostwithiel
National Grid Reference:
SX 10294 59777

Details

SX 15 NW 10/133 18.10.49

LOSTWITHIEL QUEEN STREET,Lostwithiel Old Grammar School Court and attached forecourt walls (formerly listed as the Old Grammar School)

GII School, now in multiple occupation.Dated 1781,with late C20 alterations.Granite ashlar front.Slate roof with gable ends behind parapet.Central entrance,and entrance to right and left of front,approached by a path with gateways in the front courtyard walls;originally one room to left and right of the central entrance.Two storeys with attic on plinth,symmetrical one:five:one bays.Three central bays broken forward with pediment with moulded coping;ground floor has arcade of three round arches with square imposts,central panelled and glazed double doors with blind fanlight, two-light C20 casement to right and left with fanlights;at first floor,three twelve-pane sashes,the central sash with the datestone as apron,with inscription:This building was erected by George,Visct Mt Edgcumbe and Valletort in the year 1781;painted shield of arms with viscount's coronet over.Outer bays to right and left have two-light casement in similar round arch, formerly a doorway, with twelve-pane sash at first floor.The attic storey has gabled dormer to left and right, each with four-pane sash,C20 rooflights behind pediment.The forecourt walls are about one and a half metres high, with central gateway with plain pier with pyramidal cap to each side. At each end, a round arch with imposts and wall carried over the coping.Interior Not inspected.

Listing NGR: SX1029459777

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
70885
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: 28 Aug 2000
Reference: IOE01/02960/12
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Roger Norman. Source Historic England Archive
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