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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: SCHOOL HOUSE AT RUGBY SCHOOL

List entry Number: 1183930

Location

SCHOOL HOUSE AT RUGBY SCHOOL, LAWRENCE SHERIFF STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
WarwickshireRugbyDistrict Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 11-Oct-1949

Date of most recent amendment: 03-Sep-1976

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 308482

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

LAWRENCE SHERIFF STREET 1. 5397 (South Side) School House at Rugby School (Formerly listed as Rugby Old School) SP 5074 NW 2/83 11.lO.49.

II* GV

2. 1809-13 by Henry Hakewell in Tudor style. Brown brick, stone dressings. Residence of many headmasters of the school, including Dr Arnold. Barry home of Matthew Arnold. Irregular L plan with octagonal tower above entrance arch in angle. Wide stone steps up to recessed porch flanked by buttresses. Windows mainly sashes. Battlemented parapet. 2 and 3 storeys. Graded partly for historical interest.

New and old Quad Buildings, School House and Doctor's Wall at Rugby School form a] group with the Chapel and War Memorial Chapel at Rugby School Dunchurch Road.

Listing NGR: SP5026174962

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National Grid Reference: SP 50299 74950

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