WESTERN BUILDING TO CHESTERFIELD COLLEGE OF ART AND TECHNOLOGY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1203317
Date first listed:
26-Sep-1977
Statutory Address:
WESTERN BUILDING TO CHESTERFIELD COLLEGE OF ART AND TECHNOLOGY, SHEFFIELD ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
WESTERN BUILDING TO CHESTERFIELD COLLEGE OF ART AND TECHNOLOGY, SHEFFIELD ROAD

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

County:
Derbyshire
District:
Chesterfield (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SK 38349 71674

Details

SHEFFIELD ROAD 1. 5169 (East Side) Western building to Chesterfield College of Art and Technology SK 3871 NW 5/171

II GV

2. 1846 with later C19 additions. Formerly Chesterfield Grammar School. A school in Chesterfield first recorded in the C13. Letters patent from Elizabeth I in 1598 speak of the Chapel of St Helen's being converted to a schoolroom (site to east of present building). School rebuilt 1709 and again in 1846. Coursed stone with quoins and moulded band at 1st floor. Fishscale and plain tile banded roof. Coped gables with kneelers, some with finials. Roofs with cresting and stone chimneys. Northern part triple gabled and of 3 storeys is oldest part. 3 windows with stone mullions, tground floor with transoms also. Centre door. Adjoining centre section advanced. 2 gables with tower in angle between these. 2 storeys. Gothic arched doorway below tower, shield and date above. Southern recessed part, centre gable 2 storeys, 3 windows. Famous pupils include, in early C18, Thomas Secker later Archbishop of Canterbury and later, Erasmus Darwin, Grandfather of Charles Darwin. VCH Vol II p 223.

Listing NGR: SK3834971674

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
83467
Legacy System:
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Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Derby, (1905), 223

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 08 Jun 2004
Reference: IOE01/12425/07
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr George Wolfe. Source Historic England Archive
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