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The Old Grammar School

A Grade II Listed Building in Guilsborough, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.3506 / 52°21'2"N

Longitude: -1.0087 / 1°0'31"W

OS Eastings: 467615

OS Northings: 272961

OS Grid: SP676729

Mapcode National: GBR 9SF.PS8

Mapcode Global: VHDRJ.G5LW

Entry Name: The Old Grammar School

Listing Date: 2 November 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067073

English Heritage Legacy ID: 360149

Location: Guilsborough, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN6

County: Northamptonshire

District: Daventry

Civil Parish: Guilsborough

Built-Up Area: Guilsborough

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Guilsborough

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

(East side)
3/160 Nos.1,2,3,4 and 5 (The Old
02/11/54 Grammar School)

- II

School now 5 houses. c.1688, founded by John Langham of Cottesbrooke. Lias
ashlar with stone slate roof. Main block of south facade originally school
room and dormitory of 2 storeys with attic and cellar. 4-window range the
left hand bay breaking forward to form a gabled two storey porch with mezzanine
and attic has semi circular arched entrance with oval window returns. C19
plank door with stop hinges and stone flight below. 3-light stone mullioned
windows with cross trasomes and C20 diamond leaded panes. Ashlar gable
parapets and kneelers. Brick stacks at ends. Sundial above entrance dated
1821 flanked by single light mezzanine winders. Similar late C17 masters
house to left of entrance of single storey with attic of 3-window range with
similar stone mullions. Ashlar gable parapet and kneelers, central brick
stack. Ashlar string course between ground and first floor throughout.
Similar flanking wings to rear with central projecting wing has mainly C20
casement windows. Interior: C20 remodelling to form 5 houses. Some re-set
chamfered fireplace lintels.
(Buildings of England : Northamptonshire p.243).

Listing NGR: SP6761572961

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