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Plaque on Chetham's School and Library building marking original location of Manchester Grammar School.Inscription reads: This plaque marks the original site of the Manchester Grammar School on which for more than four centuries successive generations of boys were educated. The school was founded in 1515 by Hugh Oldham, Bishop of Exeter, whose arms appear above and remained here without interruption intil 1931, when the school was transferred to its present site at Rusholme.