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place:- Appleby School
locality:- Appleby-in-Westmorland
parish Appleby-in-Westmorland parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
school
coordinates:- NY68242042
10Km square:- NY62
References Simpson 1746

1Km square NY6820

source:- OS County Series (Wmd 9)

County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.
Free Grammar School
date:- 1860=1869
period:- 19th century, late; 1860s

old text:- Camden 1789

Britannia, or A Chorographical Description of the Flourishing Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland, by William Camden, 1586, translated from the 1607 Latin edition by Richard Gough, published London, 1789.
Page 148:-
... a school founded by Robert Langton and Milo Spencer, Doctors of Law, the head master whereof is the very learned Reginald Bainbrigge, who kindly copied for me several antient inscriptions in these parts, and removed several into his garden here. ...
person:- : Langton, Robert
person:- : Spencer, Milo
person:- teacher : Bainbrigge, Reginald
date:- 1789
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old text:- Camden 1789 (Gough Additions)

Britannia, or A Chorographical Description of the Flourishing Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland, by William Camden, 1586, translated from the 1607 Latin edition by Richard Gough, published London, 1789.
Page 157:-
...
At the school here established by queen Elizabeth were bred bishops Barlow, Bedel, and Smith, which last was a great benefactor. It has flourished to the present time, and furnished near half the foundation of Queen's college, Oxford, for the last 50 years. The curious collection of inscriptions made here by Mr. Camden's friend Bainbridge were dispersed or stolen at the rebuilding of the school in this century, ...
"Upon a front of a little building made of stone by Mr. Reginald Bainbrigg in 1602, he being then schoolmaster of the freeschool of Appleby, are placed divers stones having Roman inscriptions upon them; ..."
person:- : Elizabeth I
person:- clergyman : Barlow, Bishop
person:- clergyman : Smith, Bishop
person:- clergyman : Bedel, Bishop
person:- teacher : Bainbridge, Reginald
date:- 1789
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

descriptive text:- Simpson 1746

The three volumes of maps and descriptive text published as 'The Agreeable Historian, or the Compleat English Traveller ...', by Samuel Simpson, 1746.
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Page 1022:-
... In 1598 it [Appleby] was also a great Sufferer by a Pestilence, and so depopulated, as appears from an Inscription placed in the Garden belonging to the School-house, describing those Calamities, ...
... At the Lower-end of the Town are ... and a School built by Robert Langton and Miles Spencer, Doctors of [Law,]
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Page 1023:-
Law, and much improved and augmented by Dr. Smith, late Bishop of Carlisle, and other Benefactors: ...
person:- : Langton, Robert
person:- : Spencer, Miles
person:- : Smith, Dr; Carlisle, Bishop of
date:- 1746
period:- 18th century, early; 1740s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
FORMER BRITISH SCHOOL / 15 / CHAPEL STREET / APPLEBY IN WESTMORLAND / EDEN / CUMBRIA / II / 73673 / NY6823020475
courtesy of English Heritage
Mid C19. Roughcast over stone, with slate roof and stone quoins. No. 15 was probably the schoolhouse, two storeys, with gable end facing the road and two 16-paned sash windows on each floor; door on left hand return side. The former school was founded 1808 and has inscribed stone "British School 1849", single storey, now builders' merchants, with a round-arched doorway and a pair of Gothic style windows.

placename:- Former British School
district:- Eden
listed building
coordinates:- NY68232047
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

old map:- Hill 1754

Plan of Appleby in Westmorland, scale about 32 ins to 1 mile, engraved by Nathaniel Hill, 1754.
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School / School Wiend
the school in Chapel Street
date:- 1754
period:- 18th century, late; 1750s

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