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Wilford Endowed School and Attached Boundary Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Nottingham, City of Nottingham

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Latitude: 52.9315 / 52°55'53"N

Longitude: -1.1584 / 1°9'30"W

OS Eastings: 456668

OS Northings: 337450

OS Grid: SK566374

Mapcode National: GBR LMY.98

Mapcode Global: WHDGZ.5LN0

Plus Code: 9C4WWRJR+HJ

Entry Name: Wilford Endowed School and Attached Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 13 December 1949

Last Amended: 30 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1270640

English Heritage Legacy ID: 457486

Location: Nottingham, NG11

County: City of Nottingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Clifton North

Built-Up Area: West Bridgford

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Wilford

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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Listing Text


646-1/7/813 (East side)
13/12/49 No.110
Wilford Endowed School and attached
boundary wall
(Formerly Listed as:
MAIN ROAD, Wilford
Wilford School (formerly listed in
the Urban District of West


Primary school and boundary wall. 1736 and 1868. Founded and
endowed as a charity school by Benjamin Carter, rector
1694-1732. Comprises former school house and adjoining
classroom block.
School house, 1736, altered and refenestrated early C20.
Roughcast and colourwashed, with renewed plain tile roof and
coped gables with 4 gable stacks. Plinth and first floor band.
2 storeys; 3 bays. Double range plan. Windows are mainly
wooden cross casements. South front has 3 windows, and above
the centre window, an inscribed slate tablet recording the
foundation, signed by W Tilly. Above, 2 gabled through-eaves
dormers, each with a window. Rear has a central square porch,
2 storeys, mid C19 with steps to side door, single window, and
parapet. On each side, a window on each floor, the upper
windows in through-eaves dormers.
Classroom block, 1868, is attached at right angles, parallel
to the street. Red brick with ashlar dressings and slate roof
with tile crest and 4 coped side wall stacks. Tudor Revival
style. Plinth and quoins. Single storey plus attics; 3 bays.
E-plan. Windows are mainly wooden framed cross casements with
stone surrounds and mullions. Central shaped gable with finial
and renewed clock. Double window. Side bays have an original
window to right, and two C20 windows to left. Above, 2 box
dormers. End bays have gables with bargeboards and finials.
Right gable has an original window, the left a flat roofed
Outside, brick boundary wall, C19, with brick coping and 2
pairs of square gate piers. Gate opposite the centre blocked.
(Wilford School through 200 years: Lawson M: Wilford: 1986-).

Listing NGR: SK5666837450

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