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The School Room

A Grade II Listed Building in King's Cliffe, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5622 / 52°33'43"N

Longitude: -0.5114 / 0°30'40"W

OS Eastings: 501007

OS Northings: 297077

OS Grid: TL010970

Mapcode National: GBR FWW.9KB

Mapcode Global: WHGM9.3VRN

Entry Name: The School Room

Listing Date: 23 May 1967

Last Amended: 12 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1225581

English Heritage Legacy ID: 421720

Location: King's Cliffe, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, PE8

County: Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: King's Cliffe

Built-Up Area: King's Cliffe

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: King's Cliffe All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

KINGS CLIFFE BRIDGE STREET
TL0197 (North side)
13/95 No.27 (The School Room)
23/05/67 (Formerly listed as The
School)
GV II
School, now disused. Datestone 1749 for Elizabeth Hutcheson. Squared coursed
limestone with ashlar facade. Single-unit schoolroom. Single storey. 2-window
range of leaded cross-windows, with some original glass, under gauged stone
heads with keyblocks. Central 4-panel door has similar head. Ashlar gable
parapets and kneelers, to right, and ashlar stack to right end. 2 stone panels
in fanlight space above door, one has inscription," Deo Adjuvante", the other
has the date. Interior has dado with moulded rail and attached masters seat and
4 childrens seats. Sawn off stump of 4 more seats and inscription "WD 1779". The
school was initially founded in 1745 by Elizabeth Hutcheson for 18 boys.
(RCHM: An Inventory of Architectural Monuments in North Northamptonshire: p98;
Waller, A.K.; William Law, His Life and Thoughts (1973); Law, W.: Hutcheson E.,
A short account of the two Charitable Foundations at Kings Cliffe (1755))


Listing NGR: TL0100797076

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

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