History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Old School House

A Grade II Listed Building in Grantham, Lincolnshire

More Photos »
Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 52.8836 / 52°53'1"N

Longitude: -0.689 / 0°41'20"W

OS Eastings: 488314

OS Northings: 332603

OS Grid: SK883326

Mapcode National: GBR DQG.6MT

Mapcode Global: WHGKN.DS46

Plus Code: 9C4XV8M6+F9

Entry Name: Old School House

Listing Date: 24 September 1979

Last Amended: 14 November 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187959

English Heritage Legacy ID: 382948

Location: Harlaxton, South Kesteven, Lincolnshire, NG32

County: Lincolnshire

District: South Kesteven

Civil Parish: Harlaxton

Built-Up Area: Harlaxton

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Harlaxton St Mary and St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

Find accommodation in

Listing Text

1315-0/14/142 (West side (off))
24/09/79 No.16
Old School House
(Formerly Listed as:
Chimo Cottage, Old School and the
Old School House)

School and school house, now a house. Mid C19, probably
incorporating fragments of an earlier building, with late C20
alterations. Ground floor red brick and coursed squared stone,
with sham timber framing and rendered nogging above. Pantile
and slate roofs with a brick ridge stack with carved brick
coped flue, and various other stacks with coped terracotta
flues. Tudor Revival style. 2 storeys; 5 bays. L-plan. Windows
are mainly C20 glazing bar casements. To left, an open timber
framed gallery with splat balustrade, and below it, a 2-light
casement and a wood cased lead water pump. To left, a square
external stack with stone base and ashlar flue. To right, a
square external brick stack, flanked by 2 casements, the
largest to the left. Below, flanking the stack, small single
windows witch diamond pane glazing, then C20 2-light casements.
Beyond, to left, a plank door with ornamental hinges, and to
right, another diamond paned window. Left gable has a C20 to
casement and is topped with a gabled square wooden bellcote.
At the rear, a square external brick stack with double,flues.
Rear wing has a smaller side wall stack.
This building is one of those remodelled c1820-1840 by Gregory
Gregory, Lord of the Manor of Harlaxton, following the
precepts of JC Loudon.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N, Harris J & Antram N:
Lincolnshire: London: 1964-1989: 361-362; Rowlands G:
Harlaxton Manor: Harlaxton: 1984-: 20-29).

Listing NGR: SK8831432602

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

Selected Sources

Book cover links are generated automatically from the sources. They are not necessarily always correct, as book names at Amazon may not be quite the same as those used referenced in the text.

Source title links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.