Skip to main content

Listed Building record MDR1822 - Tideswell Grammar School, Tideswell

Type and Period (2)

  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1742 AD to 1900 AD)
  • (Former Type) (Elizabethan to Georgian - 1560 AD to 1742 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

Full Description

[SK 15267582] SCHOOL. (1) Tideswell Grammar School, in the churchyard, was built in 1742 and enlarged in 1824, it doubtless occupies the site of, and incorporates material from the original building of 1560. (2) No pre-1742 material survives in the exterior of the Grammar School. (3) The Old Grammar School [Formerly listed as The Old College (formerly Old Grammar School)]. Grade II listed School, dating from c.1740 but altered and enlarged in 19th century. It was built of regularly coursed squared limestone with gritstone dressings, projecting quoins, coped gables, moulded kneelers, off-centre ridge stack with moulded cap, and Welsh slated roof. Two storeys, four bays with stepped buttresses separating bays, and advanced entrance porches to ends with flat roofs and chamfered copings. 2-light flush mullioned windows,those to the ground floor with transoms, those to first floor with hoodmoulds and stops, all with C20 small paned casements. Plain doorways to returns of entrance porches, and blind - openings to porch south walls beneath hoodmoulds with stops. Single bay addition to east end with canted end. Stone stairway leads to first floor doorway. (5)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1955. 6".
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Middleton, T. 1933. History of Tideswell Grammar School.
  • <3> Personal Observation: F1 FRH 20-JAN-66.
  • <4> Index: NDAT. 1906. 1906.
  • <5> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.



Grid reference Centred SK 1523 7582 (17m by 11m) Centre

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1258

Please contact the HER for details.

External Links (0)

Record last edited

Nov 12 2023 5:01PM

Comments and Feedback

Do you have any more information about this record? Please feel free to comment with information and photographs, or ask any questions, using the "Disqus" tool below. Comments are moderated, and we aim to respond/publish as soon as possible.