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Description: The Old School
Date Listed: 16 November 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 183109
OS Grid Reference: SD6979550524
OS Grid Coordinates: 369795, 450524
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9499, -2.4617
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SD 6950 NEWTON NEWTON VILLAGE
18/58 The Old School
Former school, 1842. Squared watershot sandstone with slate roof. One
storey, 4 bays, with projecting furrowed quoins. The stone window surrounds
are chamfered, with chamfered central mullions and hoods. The diagonal
iron glazing bars remain, except for the left-hand lights in bays 3 and 4.
In the centre of the facade is a steep gable with a coping and a stone
bellcote. Below is a door with chamfered stone surround. Above the door
and beneath a hood is an inscribed plaque: 'NEWTON NATIONAL SCHOOL ERECTED
A.D. 1842'. The left-hand gable has a coping and an octagonal chimney cap.
Listing NGR: SD6979550524
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Source: English Heritage
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