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Old School House, Tunstall

Description: Old School House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 October 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 182483

OS Grid Reference: SD6109673740
OS Grid Coordinates: 361096, 473740
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1580, -2.5972

Location: Church Lane, Tunstall, Lancashire LA6 2RQ

Locality: Tunstall
Local Authority: Lancaster City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: LA6 2RQ

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Listing Text

SD 67 SW

5/183 Old School House

House, formerly school, 1753. Sandstone rubble with slate roof. 2 storeys,
2 bays. Windows have stone surrounds with a slight chamfer. The door,
between bays, has a surround whose cyma moulding forms an ogee shape on
the lintel. Above is a plaque framed by pilasters and a cornice, supported
on brackets. It is inscribed: 'Johanni Farrer geno. et Johanni Fenwick
armigero qui ut adolescentia virtutis decus et literarum lumen accederent
huic scholae benefecerunt Hoc saxum Honoris et gratitudinis ergo Lubenter
poni curavit Parochia de Tunstall 1753.' Gable chimneys. At the right is a
lower addition whose front wall is blank except for a window with glazing
bars and plain reveals, set within a blocked doorway. Its lintel is a
re-used Medieval grave slab, incised with a sword and a cross within a

Listing NGR: SD6109673740

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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