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Caistor Grammar School Old Building

A Grade II Listed Building in Caistor, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.497 / 53°29'49"N

Longitude: -0.3182 / 0°19'5"W

OS Eastings: 511664

OS Northings: 401347

OS Grid: TA116013

Mapcode National: GBR VX60.X4

Mapcode Global: WHHJ2.2CRH

Plus Code: 9C5XFMWJ+QP

Entry Name: Caistor Grammar School Old Building

Listing Date: 1 November 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1063385

English Heritage Legacy ID: 196601

Location: Caistor, West Lindsey, Lincolnshire, LN7

County: Lincolnshire

District: West Lindsey

Civil Parish: Caistor

Built-Up Area: Caistor

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Caistor with Clixby

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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TA 1001-1101

(North Side)
Caistor Grammar School Old Building


School hall. 1631 with alterations of C19 heavily restored in
1930. Squared coursed ironstone rubble with sandstone and
limestone dressings, rudimentary quoins, pantiled roof with
raised stone roll moulded coped gables; one wall stack.
Rectangular plan with C19 extension to right. Single storey 3
bay south front surmounted by a hollow moulded string course with
roll crested battlements above. Off centre planked 1930 door
has a plain rounded arched head, originally with chamfered
arrises. Above the door is an inscribed rectangular panel,
1930, set in a hollow moulded sandstone head with a Latin
inscription recording the foundation of the school by Francis
Rawlinson, Rector of the Church of St. Nicholas at South Kelsey
in 1631. To either side of the door are single slightly
projecting rectangular bays, each containing a 3 light window
beneath hollow moulded depressed 4 centred hood moulds with
simple horizontal stops. The leaded lights have iron transomes
and each has a single horizonatally hinged light at the base.
The mullions are chamfered, the hoods 4 centred, the spandrels
are sunken wedges. Inside, the panelling and other fittings
date from the 1930 restoration. The fireplace consists of a
moulded 4 centred arch stopping in stop chamfers, in the
spandrels are sunk stepped panels. In the north (rear) wall of
the building, 2 original large blocked windows can be seen to
either side of the projecting brick stack; there was a further
window, now blocked, high up in the west wall.

Listing NGR: TA1166401347

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