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Description: Brennand's Endowed School
Date Listed: 16 November 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 183148
OS Grid Reference: SD7102752141
OS Grid Coordinates: 371027, 452141
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9645, -2.4431
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SD 7052-7152 SLAIDBURN CHURCH STREET (EAST SIDE)
17/97 Brennand's Endowed school
16.11.1954 (Formerly listed as Slaidburn School)
School, early C18th. Squared limestone rubble with sandstone dressings
and stone slate roof. 2 storeys. The west facade is a 7-bay
symmetrical composition having quoins with channelled rustication and a
string course. The ovolo-moulded cross windows have architraves and
glazing bars. The central 1st floor window has a head carved on its
lintel. The door, in the central bay, has an architrave with a worn
carved head on the lintel. It is flanked by fluted pilasters supporting
an open segmental pediment. Within the pediment is an inscribed slate
with moulded border: 'THIS GRAMMAR SCHOOL was Erected and Endowed by
JOHN BRENNAND late of Panehill in this Parish, Gentleman, who died the
15th day of May in the Year of our LORD 1717'. Both gable walls have
2 blocked windows on each floor, similar to those at the front, 2 string
courses, a circular opening at attic level with plain stone surround, and
a gable coping. At the rear is a single-storey wing with 2 bays facing
south. The left-hand bay has a cross window similar to those at the
front. To the south of the wing are 3 bays of the main building facing
east, having windows similar to those at the front of the building,
except for the right-hand ground-floor window, which is modern. Interior;
The 1st floor was removed c.1880; the main building now comprises a single
large room with a flat ceiling with some later C19th plaster decoration.
Listing NGR: SD7103852140
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Source: English Heritage
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