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Old Grammar School in Churchyard of Church of St Andrew

A Grade II Listed Building in Dent, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.2784 / 54°16'42"N

Longitude: -2.4543 / 2°27'15"W

OS Eastings: 370514

OS Northings: 487069

OS Grid: SD705870

Mapcode National: GBR CL9Z.F2

Mapcode Global: WH94C.8QJG

Plus Code: 9C6V7GHW+97

Entry Name: Old Grammar School in Churchyard of Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 16 March 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383980

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484412

Location: Dent, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA10

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Dent

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Dent with Cowgill

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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SD7087 MAIN STREET, Dent Town
162-1/24/185 (North side)
16/03/54 Old Grammar School in churchyard of
Church of St Andrew


Grammar school, now dwelling. Probably early C18; altered C20.
Roughly coursed sandstone rubble, stone slate roof.
Rectangular plan on east-west axis. 2 storeys, with four
rectangular 2-light windows on each floor of the south side,
all with chamfered jambs and flat-faced mullions. Gable
copings with small kneelers; small chimney at east gable. The
north side has a mullion-and-transom stair-window at the west
end, and 3 windows on each floor like those on the south side.
The west gable wall has a tall arched doorway; the east gable
wall has a blocked cross-window at ground floor level.
INTERIOR: altered. HISTORICAL NOTE: founded by James I.
Forms group with Church of St Andrew (qv).

Listing NGR: SD7051487070

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