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Listed Building record MDR3371 - Grammar School, Church Yard, Wirksworth

Type and Period (1)

  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

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The Grammar School was built in 1828 and designed by William Maskrey, stone-mason, of Wirksworth in a Tudor Gothic style. It is built from Ashlar and is 2 storeys high. The windows are Gothic-glazed two-light casements in square hood-moulds. The door is ledged in a chamfered reveal with a square hood-mould and festooned panel above. There is a band of diamond-shaped enrichment at the 1st floor level and an enriched cornice with an embattled parapet with crocketed finials. The gabled ends have the same parapet and enrichment, each lighted by large arched traceried window. The school was founded in 1584. (1)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. List entry number 1109616.
  • <2> Index: NDAT. 3736. 3736.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Pevsner, N. 1979. The Buildings of England: Derbyshire. 2nd ed., revised.



Grid reference Centred SK 2878 5396 (15m by 12m) Centre

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Record last edited

Nov 10 2023 10:35AM

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