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School House at Rugby School

A Grade II* Listed Building in Rugby, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.3703 / 52°22'13"N

Longitude: -1.2626 / 1°15'45"W

OS Eastings: 450299

OS Northings: 274951

OS Grid: SP502749

Mapcode National: GBR 7P7.CLK

Mapcode Global: VHCTR.2PB9

Entry Name: School House at Rugby School

Listing Date: 11 October 1949

Last Amended: 3 September 1976

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1183930

English Heritage Legacy ID: 308482

Location: Rugby, Warwickshire, CV22

County: Warwickshire

District: Rugby

Town: Rugby

Electoral Ward/Division: Eastlands

Built-Up Area: Rugby

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Rugby St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

(South Side)
School House at Rugby School
(Formerly listed as Rugby Old School)
SP 5074 NW 2/83 11.lO.49.


1809-13 by Henry Hakewell in Tudor style. Brown brick, stone dressings. Residence
of many headmasters of the school, including Dr Arnold. Barry home of Matthew
Arnold. Irregular L plan with octagonal tower above entrance arch in angle. Wide
stone steps up to recessed porch flanked by buttresses. Windows mainly sashes.
Battlemented parapet. 2 and 3 storeys. Graded partly for historical interest.

New and old Quad Buildings, School House and Doctor's Wall at Rugby School form a]
group with the Chapel and War Memorial Chapel at Rugby School Dunchurch Road.

Listing NGR: SP5026174962

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

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