Grammar School, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire

Grammar School, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Photograph taken 23 June 2000 © Mr JM Webber ARPS. Source Historic England Archive ref: 53609

This was originally the hospital of St John the Baptist. It was founded in 1170-90. At the time of the dissolution (1547) it was not surrendered but continued as a lay (non religious) institution. A Grammar School was founded in 1565. It was the Grammar School to Oliver Cromwell and Samuel Pepys. It was restored into its present structure in 1854-6 by Dion Boucicault. It was the Grammar School to Oliver Cromwell and Samuel Pepys.

Location

Cambridgeshire Huntingdon

Period

Medieval (Middle Ages) (1066 - 1484)

Tags

hospital school chapel religion faith education Medieval (1066 - 1484)