The History and Antiquities of London, Westminster, Southwark, and Parts Adjacent, vol. 4
Free Grammar School.
Founded at the charge of the parish, by authority of queen Elizabeth, in . The school-house was burned down in , but rebuilt in a handsome style. It is of brick, stories in height, with a door in the middle of the ground floor, covered with a scroll canopy so common in houses of the latter end of the century.
On a stone tablet over the south gate is the following inscription:--
It is endowed for a master and usher, and is free for such poor children as are natives of this parish. Adjoining is a free English school, founded by Mrs. Dorothy Applebee, about , for poor boys of this parish, to be instructed in reading, writing, and arithmetic.
Contiguous to the priory of St. Mary Overy, formerly stood