Listed Building: WESTERN BUILDING TO CHESTERFIELD COLLEGE OF ART AND TECHNOLOGY (1203317)

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Grade II
Authority Historic England
Volume/Map/Item 908, 5, 171
Date assigned Monday, September 26, 1977
Date last amended

Description

'SHEFFIELD ROAD 1. 5169 (East Side) Western building to Chesterfield College of Art and Technology SK 3871 NW 5/171 II GV 2. 1846 with later C19 additions. Formerly Chesterfield Grammar School. A school in Chesterfield first recorded in the C13. Letters patent from Elizabeth I in 1598 speak of the Chapel of St Helen's being converted to a schoolroom (site to east of present building). School rebuilt 1709 and again in 1846. Coursed stone with quoins and moulded band at 1st floor. Fishscale and plain tile banded roof. Coped gables with kneelers, some with finials. Roofs with cresting and stone chimneys. Northern part triple gabled and of 3 storeys is oldest part. 3 windows with stone mullions, tground floor with transoms also. Centre door. Adjoining centre section advanced. 2 gables with tower in angle between these. 2 storeys. Gothic arched doorway below tower, shield and date above. Southern recessed part, centre gable 2 storeys, 3 windows. Famous pupils include, in early C18, Thomas Secker later Archbishop of Canterbury and later, Erasmus Darwin, Grandfather of Charles Darwin. VCH Vol II p 223. Listing NGR: SK3834971674.'

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Sources (1)

  • Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1203317.

Map

Location

Grid reference SK 38349 71674 (point)
Map sheet SK37SE
Civil Parish CHESTERFIELD, CHESTERFIELD, DERBYSHIRE

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Dec 30 2021 11:57PM

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