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Description: School in Churchyard of Church of St Michael
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
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CROSTON CHURCH STREET
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
and THIS SCHOOL
WAS REBUILT BY
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
Listing NGR: SD4897018390
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Source: English Heritage
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