OLD CATHEDRAL GRAMMAR SCHOOL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1358639
Date first listed:
14-Jul-1953
Date of most recent amendment:
01-Feb-1979
Statutory Address:
OLD CATHEDRAL GRAMMAR SCHOOL, BROOK STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
OLD CATHEDRAL GRAMMAR SCHOOL, BROOK STREET

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

District:
Wakefield (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 33326 21028

Details

SE 3321 4/20 14.7.53.

BROOK STREET(West Side) Old Cathedral Grammar School (formerly listed as Cathedral Boys' School)



GII* 1598 with late C19 and early C20 additions.Early part of one tall storey,six bays.five-light stone-mullioned and double-transomed windows except in south bay where a shorter window has a draped escutcheon carved belay with names of members of the Savill family.Tooled, Squared,coursed sandstone with some rebuilding to lower walls.Inscriptions badly worn.Interior shows a fine king-post roof with stout principals, king-posts braced to ridge-piece and two levels of through-purlins.Later north extension in similar style.South cross-wing dated 1895 has moulded Tudor arch, with leafy spandrels and label moulding to doorway.Historical interest as the original Queen Elizabeth Grammar School (now in Northgate, qv) AM.

Listing NGR: SE3332621028

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
441731
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: 01 Apr 2001
Reference: IOE01/03852/21
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Turner. Source Historic England Archive
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