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Description: Downham Church of England School
Date Listed: 13 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 183340
OS Grid Reference: SD7852244222
OS Grid Coordinates: 378522, 444222
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8937, -2.3283
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SD 78 44 DOWNHAM DOWNHAM VILLAGE
13/21 Downham Church of England School
School, 1839. Squared limestone with sandstone dressings and slate roof.
One storey . On each side of the porch is a 5-light mullioned window
with inner hollow chamfer, outer chamfer, and hood. The porch has a
similar 2-light window and a moulded open pediment with mutules. Within
the pediment is a plaque inscribed 'AD 1839'. The door, in the left-hand
return wall of the porch, has a chamfered stone surround. Mutules at
eaves. End stacks. Both gables are treated as moulded open pediments
with mutules. Adjoining to the south is a lower wing with similar
details. Its front wall has a chamfered stone door surround, and a
window to the right with plain stone surround which appears to be a
recent insertion. The southern gable has a 2-light mullioned window.
Listing NGR: SD7852244222
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Source: English Heritage
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