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Latitude: 52.4783 / 52°28'42"N
Longitude: -0.9212 / 0°55'16"W
OS Eastings: 473365
OS Northings: 287259
OS Grid: SP733872
Mapcode National: GBR BSB.MXM
Mapcode Global: VHDQS.ZYCZ
Entry Name: Old Grammar School
Listing Date: 25 July 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1361201
English Heritage Legacy ID: 189622
Location: Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16
Electoral Ward/Division: Market Harborough-Great Bowden and Arden
Built-Up Area: Market Harborough
Traditional County: Leicestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: Market Harborough St Dionysius
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
Old Grammar School
SP 7387 1/2 25.7.52.
1614. Restored timber framed building with open ground floor formerly used for
market functions and with former schoolroom above. Substantial framing, built on
a timber arcade of 3 and 2 bays with 10 octagonal posts on stone plinths with curved
braces and dragon beams above. 1st floor has plastered infilling with pargetting
of 1868 restoration. Oversailing central gables. Roof turret originally of 1697
with bell of the same date replaced in 1868 when rear staircase wing was also added.
Quotation from Eph. II painted round whole building on bressumers with record of
foundation and endowment by Robert Smythe in 1614.AM. Refs.Seaborne. VCH.
Listing NGR: SP7336587259
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