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Description: Meeting Hall (Former Free Grammar School)
Date Listed: 7 November 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 181795
OS Grid Reference: SD4832767775
OS Grid Coordinates: 348327, 467775
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1033, -2.7917
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SD 48 67 BOLTON-LE-SANDS ST. MICHAEL'S LANE
13/29 Meeting Hall
(Former Free Grammar School)
School. 1637 and 1857. 1637 range to rear is of slobbered cobbles and
limestone with sandstone dressings and stone slate roof. 1857 wing running
north towards road is of squared punched sandstone on its gable and east
walls. One storey. South wall of school has a large window framed by
sections of C17th rebated and chamfered surround. East gable wall has
C19th mullioned and transomed window. West gable has: chimney with
weathered offset, moulded string and cornice; a blocked one-light
chamfered window surround; a blocked 2-light rebated and chamfered window
under the eaves. Only the east end of the front wall of the original
school remains, with a plain chamfered surround with date '1637' in raised
letters in a sunken panel in the lintel. C19th wing has a mullioned and
transomed window with hood mould in its gable, with date '1857' on panel
above and a one-light window under the apex. Bellcote with bell on top
of the gable. East wall has chimney corbelled out.
Listing NGR: SD4832767775
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Source: English Heritage
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