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Quernmore Old School, Quernmore

Description: Quernmore Old School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 182239

OS Grid Reference: SD5182160286
OS Grid Coordinates: 351821, 460286
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0363, -2.7371

Location: Postern Gate Road, Lancaster LA2 9EL

Locality: Quernmore
Local Authority: Lancaster City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: LA2 9EL

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Listing Text


9/175 Quernmore Old School

- II

Former school and sunday school, now disused. 1850 with late c17th remains.
Sandstone rubble with stone slate roof. One storey. North front has one bay
on each side of gabled porch, having windows with plain reveals, pointed
heads, and glazing bars. Porch has small window with plain stone surround in
front wall and doorway, with long-and-short jambs and stone lintel, in
right-hand return wall. To the right of the right-hand window is a plaque
inscribed: 'This school was rebuilt by subscription 1850'. Chimney on
left-hand gable. Ball finial on right-hand gable. Right-hand (west) gable
wall has tall window with plain stone surround. Rear wall has 4 2-light
mullioned windows, the 2 left-hand ones rebated and chamfered, the right-hand
ones chamfered. Inside, one roof truss is of softwood, the other is re-used
and has a collar and raking queens struts.

Listing NGR: SD5182160286

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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