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Former National School

A Grade II Listed Building in Kenilworth, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.348 / 52°20'52"N

Longitude: -1.5787 / 1°34'43"W

OS Eastings: 428792

OS Northings: 272302

OS Grid: SP287723

Mapcode National: GBR 5LC.PPW

Mapcode Global: VHBX9.L77T

Plus Code: 9C4W8CXC+6G

Entry Name: Former National School

Listing Date: 6 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245692

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471629

Location: Kenilworth, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV8

County: Warwickshire

Civil Parish: Kenilworth

Built-Up Area: Kenilworth

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Kenilworth St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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586/6/10006 Former National School


National school, now theatre wardrobe. Dated 1836. Flemish bond red brick. Welsh slate roof with pedimental gable ends. Truncated brick stack at NW gable end and later lateral stack on rear NE. PLAN: Rectangular on plan, with schoolrooms on ground and first floors. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-bay SW front with large cambered arch windows, with multi-pane cast-iron frames with pivot opening lights at centre; ground floor windows replaced with wooden mullion-transom frames in circa late C19; doorway on right with overlight and panelled door, and C20 brick porch on left with flat roof. Similar cast-iron window on SE end with large sandstone plaque in gable above, inscribed: NATIONAL SCHOOL. Erected by Voluntary Contributions, AD 1836, S. Butler DD vicar, T. Tidmarsh, R. Draper churchwardens'. Sash windows with glazing bars on NW end and at rear NE, and another multi-pane cast-iron window on first floor at rear NE. INTERIOR not inspected.

Listing NGR: SP2879272302

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