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placename:- Plumbland Grammar School
locality:- Plumbland
parish Plumbland parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- NY14533900
10Km square:- NY13
References OS County Series (Cmd 36)

1Km square NY1439

old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 36 13)

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.
Plumbland Grammar School

placename:- Plumbland Grammar School
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
courtesy of English Heritage
Grammar School now village school. 1799 with C19 extensions. Cement rendered walls, with red sandstone angle pilasters, under graduated greenslate roof with coped gables and kneelers; brick chimney stacks. Single storey, roughly cross-shaped with 3-storey clock-tower porch. Plank door in red sandstone surround in side wall of tower. Louvred vent openings and clock faces with Roman numerals on 2 sides; angle finials. Casement windows, some double, all in red sandstone surrounds. Greek inscription on north gable roundel and west open stone bellcote. Parson & White's Directory 1829; p.348 states,"the school was built in 1799 and contains two rooms, each 42 feet by 24; one of them being for the classics and the other for English, writing, arithmetic, etc. It is open to all boys and girls living in the parish free of expense, subject to several regulations.....".

placename:- Plumbland CofE School
district:- Allerdale
listed building
coordinates:- NY14543899
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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