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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1383980
English Heritage Legacy ID: 484412
Location: Dent, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA10
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
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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