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Walter Scott Charity School

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ross-on-Wye, County of Herefordshire

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Latitude: 51.9134 / 51°54'48"N

Longitude: -2.5821 / 2°34'55"W

OS Eastings: 360054

OS Northings: 224030

OS Grid: SO600240

Mapcode National: GBR FR.PQ3L

Mapcode Global: VH86J.658K

Entry Name: Walter Scott Charity School

Listing Date: 22 October 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1098685

English Heritage Legacy ID: 153572

Location: Ross-on-Wye, County of Herefordshire, HR9

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Ross-on-Wye

Built-Up Area: Ross-on-Wye

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Ross

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

Walter Scott Charity
SO 6024 1/66 22.10.52.


Founded as a Bluecoat School for 30 boys and 30 girls in 1717. Disused through
lack of funds. Re-endowed by Walter Scott a citizen in 1786 and restored
in 1887. 2 storeys and cellar. Red brick. Centre breaks forward and has
a pediment. 2-3-2 sash windows, but central window has been replaced by
an inscription giving dates etc. On ground floor 6 sash windows in arched
sinkings with band below. These have round heads with architraves. A moulded
cornice connects the imposts of the arches. Stucco plinth. Wide doorway
with open pediment on Tuscan columns and pilasters. Wide fanlight. Slender
stone gate piers with ball terminals.

Listing NGR: SO6005424030

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