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Latitude: 52.3701 / 52°22'12"N
Longitude: -1.2623 / 1°15'44"W
OS Eastings: 450325
OS Northings: 274923
OS Grid: SP503749
Mapcode National: GBR 7P7.KNV
Mapcode Global: VHCTR.2PKH
Entry Name: Doctors Wall at Rugby School
Listing Date: 3 September 1976
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1035022
English Heritage Legacy ID: 308483
Location: Rugby, Warwickshire, CV22
Electoral Ward/Division: Eastlands
Built-Up Area: Rugby
Traditional County: Warwickshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire
Church of England Parish: Rugby St Andrew
Church of England Diocese: Coventry
LAWRENCE SHERIFF STREET
Doctor's Wall at Rugby School
SP 5074 NW 2/84
Low red brick wall with buttresses separating School flame garden from The Close.
Granite tablet inscribed: "This stone commemorates the exploit of William Webb
Ellis who with a fine disregard for the rules of football as played in his time
first took the ball in his arms and ran with it thus originating the distinctive
feature of the Rugby Game. AD 1823". Included for historical interest.
New and old Quad Buildings, School House and Doctor's Wall at Rugby School form a]
group with the Chapel and War Memorial Chapel at Rugby School Dunchurch Road.]
Listing NGR: SP5032474924
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