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King Edward the Sixth College

A Grade II Listed Building in Nuneaton, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.5212 / 52°31'16"N

Longitude: -1.4613 / 1°27'40"W

OS Eastings: 436647

OS Northings: 291617

OS Grid: SP366916

Mapcode National: GBR 6KQ.WY6

Mapcode Global: VHBWD.MWBM

Entry Name: King Edward the Sixth College

Listing Date: 11 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1299422

English Heritage Legacy ID: 308598

Location: Nuneaton and Bedworth, Warwickshire, CV11

County: Warwickshire

District: Nuneaton and Bedworth

Town: Nuneaton and Bedworth

Electoral Ward/Division: Abbey

Built-Up Area: Nuneaton

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Nuneaton St Nicolas

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

(West side)
2/58 King Edward the Sixth College

School. 1878 by Clapton Rolfe. English bond brick with stone dressings and
bands, tile hanging and some timber-framing with herringbone brick nogging. Old
plain -tile roofs have ridge cresting. Tall brick ridge and external stacks have
pilaster strips and oversailing tops. Complex plan. Domestic Gothic style of
Street and Butterfield. 2 storeys and attic; 1-1-1-2 bays. Gabled first bay has
6-light wood mullioned and transomed window. Wood casement lights with glazing
bars throughout. Tile hanging to first floor and gable. 10-light first-floor
window has brackets between each light; single lights to return sides. Gable has
pierced and decorated barge boards. 3-storey D-plan tower in angle. Statue of
Edward VI with brick and stone pedestal and canopy. Second floor has 5 single
lights with continuous stone transom and bands. Parapet and steep hipped roof
with iron finial. Narrow third bay has deeply-recessed C20 glazed door. First
floor has timber framing with moulded and carved bressumer, and 3 small lights.
Large gabled right range has moulded brick plinth. Ground floor has two 2-light
stone mullioned windows with 2 transoms. Moulded string course. First floor has
4 trefoiled lancets with continuous hood mould. Gable has large round window and
band of terracotta ornament. Single-storey 6-bay class room block on right has
mullioned and transomed windows of 4 trefoiled lights. First bay incorporates
plank door. Gabled sixth bay projects. 5-light window has 2 transoms and moulded
relieving arch with basket-weave brickwork. Main roof above has small round
fleche. Left return side of main range has large external stack on right. Gabled
range on right has two C20 ground-floor windows. Moulded string course. First
floor has 4 trefoiled lancets and continuous hood mould. Attic has 5-light
casement, relieving arch with basket-weave brickwork and hood mould. Recessed
centre has timber framing to upper part, with 6 small lights. Round stair turret
in single on right has 2-light window with 2 transoms. Small gabled range to
left corner. Interior not inspected. Additions are not of special architectural
(Buildings of England: Warwickshire, p365-366)

Listing NGR: SP3663791606

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