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John Brabin's Old School, Chipping

Description: John Brabin's Old School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 December 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 182979

OS Grid Reference: SD6230843228
OS Grid Coordinates: 362308, 443228
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8839, -2.5749

Location: Windy Street, Chipping, Lancashire PR3 2GD

Locality: Chipping
Local Authority: Ribble Valley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR3 2GD

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Listing Text


4/92 No. 27 (John Brabin's Old School)
29.12.52 (formerly listed as John Brabin's Old School)

Former school, 1684, altered. Sandstone rubble with slate roof. 2 storeys,
the upper one now being very tall. 3 bays with central single-storey porch,
continuous drip course which returns along right-hand gable wall, and
cavetto-moulded eaves cornice. On the ground floor are 2 3-light double-
chamfered mullioned windows, the inner chamfer being hollow. The 1st floor
windows have chamfered plain stone surrounds. The porch has an ashlar front,
saddle-backed coping with 3 ball finials, a studded plank door and a badly
worn moulded door surround with shaped lintel and moulded hood. Re-cut on
the lintel are: 'CP RP 1684 JH RM'. Above is a re-cut plaque with moulded
The left-hand gable has a plain stone door surround with 'GIRLS' on the
lintel. The right-hand gable has a 3-light double-chamfered mullioned
window on the ground floor. At the rear (north-west) are extensions with
an M-roof. The wall facing the river is of 2 storeys and 3 bays, the
windows having plain stone surrounds. The wall facing the road has 4 narrow
doorways with slightly chamfered surrounds, now blocked to form windows.
The right-hand one has '1771' incised on the lintel. Above are lst and
2nd floor windows with plain stone surrounds, and a cavetto cornice.

Listing NGR: SD6230843228

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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