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Eccleston Old School, Eccleston

Description: Eccleston Old School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 184358

OS Grid Reference: SD5186617264
OS Grid Coordinates: 351866, 417264
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6497, -2.7297

Location: 119 B5250, Eccleston, Lancashire PR7 5QR

Locality: Eccleston
Local Authority: Chorley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR7 5QR

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Listing Text

SD 51 NW
9/106 Eccleston Old School

School, now parish hall. Dated 1814 at 1st floor. Coursed squared sandstone,
low-pitched hipped slate roof with no chimney. Small rectangular 2-storey
building, with dressed quoins and primitive Gothic openings: at left end a
pointed arch doorway with plain surround, above the door a squat window of
similar shape with square casements in the lower part and Y-tracery in the
head; to the right, 2 similar windows on each floor, those at ground floor
slightly higher; all these windows have vertical bars in front of the opening
part of the casement. Between the 2nd and 3rd windows at 1st floor is a large
plaque inscribed:

For the
Encouragement of useful Learning
And For
The Promotion of true Religion
This BUILDING was erected
An:Dom: 1814

Item forms group with No.119 (Bank House) (q.v.) immediately north.

Listing NGR: SD5186617264

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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