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School in Churchyard of Church of St Michael, Croston

Description: School in Churchyard of Church of St Michael

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 April 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 184320

OS Grid Reference: SD4897018390
OS Grid Coordinates: 348970, 418390
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6595, -2.7737

Location: 16 Church Street, Croston, Lancashire PR5 7HA

Locality: Croston
Local Authority: Chorley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR5 7HA

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Listing Text

SD 41 NE
8/68 School in churchyard of Church
of St. Michael (Formerly listed
17.4.67 as School in Churchyard of
GV St Michael and All Angels)

School, rebuilt 1827. Squared sandstone, slate roofs. In 3 parts, forming
canted enclosure to south side of churchyard: 3-bay 2-storey main block
built over pathway to bridge with canted single-storey wing on the left,
and lower 2-storey 4-bay continuation to right. In Tudor style.
Symmetrical main block has passage through the centre with 2-centred
archway enclosed by a square hoodmould with carved quatrefoils in the
spandrels, a 3-light mullioned window each side of the arch and similar
windows of 3,2, and 3 lights at 1st floor, steeply pitched roof, massive
external chimney at left gable with clustered flues, and similar smaller
chimney at right gable with coupled flues. Single-storey canted left wing
has mullioned window with hoodmould. Two storey extension to right has 4
square windows with hoodmoulds on each floor, all with altered glazing, and
in centre of 1st floor 2 datestones, one above the other, lettered in


Rear has archway matching that at front, and wings to the flanking bays,
the 1st canted, a continuous dripcourse, and an arched doorway to each
wing, etc.

Listing NGR: SD4897018390

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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