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Grammar School

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wirksworth, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.0822 / 53°4'55"N

Longitude: -1.5717 / 1°34'18"W

OS Eastings: 428785

OS Northings: 353969

OS Grid: SK287539

Mapcode National: GBR 59G.RG6

Mapcode Global: WHCDV.TSRH

Entry Name: Grammar School

Listing Date: 24 October 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1109616

English Heritage Legacy ID: 79696

Location: Wirksworth, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE4

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Wirksworth

Built-Up Area: Wirksworth

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Wirksworth St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

Grammar School
SK 2853 2/7 24.10.50.


1828. Designed by William Maskrey, stone-mason, of Wirksworth. Tudor Gothic
style. Ashlar; 2 storeys; 4 Gothic-glazed two-light casements in square
hood-moulds; ledged door in chamfered reveal with square hood-mould and
festooned panel above; band of diamond-shaped enrichment at 1st floor; enriched
cornice; embattled parapet with crocheted finials; gabled ends with same
parapet and enrichment, each lighted by large arched traceried window.
The school was founded in 1584.

Listing NGR: SK2878553969

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

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