Old Grammar School

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
583383
Names
Old Grammar School
Coordinates
51.1730130° N, 1.7803990° W
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Listed on
Grade II listed building
listed building (England)

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Timeline

10 Oct 1988

Old Grammar School designated a Grade II listed building

National Heritage List for England Data

Old Grammar School is listed on the National Heritage List for England with the following data. Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing. Text courtesy of Historic England. © Crown Copyright, reprinted under the Open Government License.

List Entry ID
1284503
Grade
II
Name
OLD GRAMMAR SCHOOL
Location
OLD GRAMMAR SCHOOL, 32, HIGH STREET
Parish
Amesbury
District
Wiltshire
Grid Reference
SU 15448 41553

AMESBURY HIGH STREET SU 1541 (south side)

11/45 No 32 (Old Grammar School)

II Rose's Charity Grammar School, now private house. Late C18. Chalkstone and brick, the front roughcast and painted. Tiled roof. Two storeys and attic, two narrow bays to front, with 3 bay rear wing. Entrance central to rear cross wing. Front has plat band and brick dentilled eaves, and 16-pane replacement sashes to ground floor, 12-paned to first floor with flush boxes and applied timber shutters. Gable stack to left and roof half hipped to right. Hipped dormer. Rear block is of chalk blocks with brick quoins. Six panelled door, 12-paned sashes and one 16-paned, and gable stack. One dormer. Interior has C18 doors on ground floor. Rear range has diminished principals to roof with one tie and clasped purlins. Joseph Addison, poet, essayist and-statesman, is said to have attended the grammar school while in the south transept of the church, before being transferred here in 1807.

Listing NGR: SU1544841553

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Bibliography

  1. “OLD GRAMMAR SCHOOL.” The National Heritage List for England. Web. Accessed 8 Oct. 2013. <https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1284503>