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The Old Grammar School

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ledbury, County of Herefordshire

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Latitude: 52.0372 / 52°2'13"N

Longitude: -2.4217 / 2°25'18"W

OS Eastings: 371171

OS Northings: 237729

OS Grid: SO711377

Mapcode National: GBR FZ.FV6P

Mapcode Global: VH860.Z233

Plus Code: 9C4V2HPH+V8

Entry Name: The Old Grammar School

Listing Date: 18 September 1953

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1301848

English Heritage Legacy ID: 151822

Location: Ledbury, County of Herefordshire, HR8

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Ledbury

Built-Up Area: Ledbury

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Ledbury

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

(North Side)
The Old Grammar School
SO 7137 NE 2/11 18.9.53.


Late C15. Was schoolroom and masters house, now 3 tenements. Timber-framed with
plastered panels. The south front projects heavily on the 1st floor on the original
moulded bressumer and carved brackets springing from octagonal shafts with moulded
capitals. 2 storeys. 5 windows. Old canted bay window on left of ground floor
and old casements with leaded panes, 1 with 4 lights in gable of the east end.
Timber framing also exposed at rear and east end. Tiled roof with gable ends.
Was once schoolroom and masters house endowed in fort from Holy Trinity Chantry,
dissolved 1547. It is reputed that the poet the Rev Thoms Traherne 1637-74 was
educated here.

The Town Council Offices, No 3, Public Lavatories, Hawkes and Terry, Prince of Terry Prince of
wales Inn, the Old Grammar School and Rutherglen form a group.

Listing NGR: SO7117137729

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

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