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Old Grammar School well House

A Grade I Listed Building in Dedham, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9586 / 51°57'31"N

Longitude: 0.994 / 0°59'38"E

OS Eastings: 605806

OS Northings: 233140

OS Grid: TM058331

Mapcode National: GBR SMJ.047

Mapcode Global: VHKFV.51TB

Entry Name: Old Grammar School well House

Listing Date: 23 June 1952

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1239338

English Heritage Legacy ID: 417183

Location: Dedham, Colchester, Essex, CO7

County: Essex

District: Colchester

Civil Parish: Dedham

Built-Up Area: Dedham

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Dedham St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

DEDHAM HIGH STREET
1.
5214
(south side)
Old Grammar School
and Well House
TM 0533 26/40 23.6.52
I GV
2.
Rebuilt 1732. Two storey attics and cellars, mansard slate and tile roof (double
span) to west wing, tile roof to east wing. Built in gault brick walling with
elaborate red brick dressings - pilasters, dentil cornice and niche over central
doorway of north side. East wing with curved pediment and fluted Doric pilasters.
West wing has 5 window range, small-paned sashes segmental rubbed brick arches
and rubbed brick aprons. There are now external shutters to all the windows.
Central wood doorcase with segmental pediment. North front has 9 window range
small-paned sashes (some original) and ground floor windows are arched. Parapet
ramped up over niche. Central wood doorcase with segmental pediment and inscription
above - 'Thomas Grimwood Hujus Scholae Magister 1732'.


Listing NGR: TM0581233140

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