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Former Grammar School

A Grade II Listed Building in Wymondham, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.7591 / 52°45'32"N

Longitude: -0.7396 / 0°44'22"W

OS Eastings: 485150

OS Northings: 318684

OS Grid: SK851186

Mapcode National: GBR CQL.5S6

Mapcode Global: WHFK2.MX06

Entry Name: Former Grammar School

Listing Date: 1 January 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1061253

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189909

Location: Wymondham, Melton, Leicestershire, LE14

County: Leicestershire

District: Melton

Civil Parish: Wymondham

Built-Up Area: Wymondham

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Wymondham St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text


(east side)
14/152 Former Grammar

Former Grammar School, now a social club. 1637. Altered 1885.
Founded by Sir John Sedley. Ironstone ashlar with limestone
dressings and slate roof with ashlar coped gables with moulded
kneelers. Chamfered plinth and flush ashlar quoins. Single
stone gable stack. 2 storeys, 3 bays. West gable has a central
moulded doorway with depressed 4 centred arched head with hood
mould, and above it, a blocked window containing an inscribed
tablet, 1885. Above it, a shield with crest. East gable has,
above, a blocked 3 light mullioned window with hood mould. South
side has 3 three light mullioned windows with coved mullions.
North side has 2 smaller 3 light mullioned windows. A slate
tablet states that this building was converted in 1885 into a
Reading Room.

Listing NGR: SK8515018684

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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