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Old Grammar School

A Grade I Listed Building in Ashbourne, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.0158 / 53°0'56"N

Longitude: -1.7376 / 1°44'15"W

OS Eastings: 417698

OS Northings: 346526

OS Grid: SK176465

Mapcode National: GBR 48P.ZFS

Mapcode Global: WHCF5.8GTD

Plus Code: 9C5W2786+7W

Entry Name: Old Grammar School

Listing Date: 15 June 1951

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207596

English Heritage Legacy ID: 79821

ID on this website: 101207596

Location: Bellevue, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE6

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Ashbourne

Built-Up Area: Ashbourne

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Ashbourne St Oswald

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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(North-West Side)
Old Grammar School
SK 14 NE 1/13 15.6.5l.
1586. Founded by Queen Elizabeth in the previous year. Ashlar. 2 storeys and
attics. Large gable each side, 4 smaller gables centre, all with obelisk finials.
The upper fenestration consists of 3-light mullioned windows with arched heads
(4-lights sides). The lower consists of 8-light trans-mullioned window (10-light
sides). 2 entrances with 4-centred arches and enriched spandrels, flanked by
fluted pedestal pilasters supporting slight entablatures, the right hand restored.
Moulded hood containing armorial panel on left hand. Steps.

Nos 43 to 61 (odd), and the Old Grammar School and the pavement at the front
of the Old Grammar School form a group of the greatest importance.

Listing NGR: SK1769846526

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