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Bolton by Bowland Church of England School and School House, Bolton-by-Bowland

Description: Bolton by Bowland Church of England School and School House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 February 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 183204

OS Grid Reference: SD7885049392
OS Grid Coordinates: 378850, 449392
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9402, -2.3237

Location: Gisburn Road, Bolton-by-Bowland, Lancashire BB7 4NP

Locality: Bolton-by-Bowland
Local Authority: Ribble Valley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB7 4NP

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Listing Text


SD 78 49

13/32 Bolton-by-Bowland Church
of England Primary School
and School House

School, 1874 by Paley and Austin. Limestone rubble with sandstone
dressing and slate roof. School of one storey. West facade has
cross-wing at left-hand end having chamfered mullioned and transomed
window with hood and with 3 upper lights and 5 lower lights. Further
right are 3 8-light mullioned and transomed windows. Adjoining at the
north is an addition of 1906 in a similar style. South facade has
gable of school to left with bellcote and with a window similar to that
of the cross-wing of the west facade. The entrance is to the right,
into a porch linking the school with school house. The door has a
chamfered surround with Tudor-arched head, 3 mullioned lights over,
and inscribed date '1874'. The school house to the right is of 2 storeys
with hipped roofs. At the right in a cross-wing with a 2-storey timber
canted bay window, having a band of slate hanging, and rising above
eaves level with its own hipped roof. The main part of the house facade
has an 8-light chamfered mullioned and transomed window on the ground
floor and 4-light and 3-light mullioned windows on the 1st floor. In
the angle with the cross-wing is a porch, partly timbered and under a
slate roof. Plans deposited in the Lancashire Record Office (PR 3047),
made by Paley and Austin and dated 1870, show a building almost identical
in plan to the existing school, but differing in some of the details of the

Listing NGR: SD7885049392

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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