Building record MLI30500 - Kings Grammar School, Church Street, Grantham


Kings Grammar School, Church Street, Grantham

Type and Period (1)

  • (Medieval to Modern - 1497 AD to 2050 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

Full Description

A school existed in Grantham in 1322, it was refounded in about 1494. In 1550-51 it was again refounded as the Free Grammar School of King Edward VI. The Old School House and the Master’s House (MLI94949) survive in near original condition, among 19th and 20th century rebuilding.{1}{2}{3}{4} The stone schoolroom built in 1497 is listed (grade 1), as is the School House. The later buildings are by John Bilson, built in 1904. For the full description and the legal address of this listed building please refer to the appropriate List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. {5}

Sources/Archives (6)

  •  Index: OS CARD INDEX. GRANTHAM. SK 93 NW:18,1965, FRH.
  •  Bibliographic Reference: William Page (ed). 1906. The Victoria County History: Lincolnshire - Volume 2. P 479.
  •  Bibliographic Reference: Nikolaus Pevsner and John Harris. 1964. Buildings of England: Lincolnshire (First Edition). -.
  •  Bibliographic Reference: Markham, A. A. Canon. 1930. The Story of Grantham and its Church. GRANTHAM AND CHURCH.
  •  Index: Department of the Environment. 1972. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. 7/29.
  •  Report: South Kesteven District Council. 2009. Grantham Conservation Area Appraisal. Medieval Town Centre character area.



Grid reference Centred SK 9149 3624 (58m by 128m)

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Record last edited

Aug 29 2023 8:30AM


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