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Former Christ Church School, Accrington

Description: Former Christ Church School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 March 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 183827

OS Grid Reference: SD7633727962
OS Grid Coordinates: 376337, 427962
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7475, -2.3603

Location: Lemonius Street, Accrington, Lancashire BB5 2LU

Locality: Accrington
Local Authority: Hyndburn Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB5 2LU

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Listing Text

SD 72 NE
Former Christ Church School

School, mid-C19 (church 1837). Ashlar, slate roof with stone gable
copings. T-shaped plan. Single storey. Early English style:
lancet windows which have hoodmoulds with figured stops. Symmetrical
6-bay buttressed facade to Christ Church has in the centre a buttressed
and gabled double porch with 2 shafted arched doorways, and in the other
2 bays on each side tall coupled windows (all now blocked). East gable
wall has 2 similar windows (partly blocked), between these a tall lancet
recess containing 2 shafted niches with open traceried heads, a straight
hollow-moulded dripcourse containing ball flower ornament above all
these openings, and in the apex a trefoil with a hoodmould. Rear:
lower single storey wing, altered.

Listing NGR: SD7633727962

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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