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HAWKSHEAD GRAMMAR SCHOOL

Hawkshead Grammar School
HAWKSHEAD GRAMMAR SCHOOL

Hawkshead Grammar School was founded in 1585 by Edwin Sandys, Archbishop of York.  Possibly its most famous pupil was the 18th century poet, William Wordsworth, whose desk is still there. Also on show is the original charter granted by Elizabeth I.

Location/Address: Main Street
Hawkshead
County: Cumbria
Post Code: LA22 0NT
Main Historic Period: Tudor
Useful Website Address: Hawkshead Grammar School website
Tip/Nearby: Beatrix Potter Gallery. Hill Top.
Primary Management: Other
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