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Description: Holy Trinity School
Date Listed: 30 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 184400
OS Grid Reference: SD6156425912
OS Grid Coordinates: 361564, 425912
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7282, -2.5840
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HOGHTON PRESTON ROAD
SD 62 NW
2/146 Holy Trinity School
School, now house. 1838 rebuilding of school founded by Sir Charles
Hoghton in 1709; enlarged 1873; altered. Coursed sandstone, slate roof.
Three bays and 2 storeys with large single-storey wing on each side. Tudor
style; 1st floor band, buttresses (diagonal at the corners), recessed
mullioned windows with round-headed lights and hoodmoulds: in each bay one
5-light window at ground floor and two 2-light windows above; at north
gable a gabled 2-storey porch with moulded arched doorway and a carved
stone tablet above showing a bull and a griffon. On east side the single
storey wing has a prominent side-wall chimney stack with offsets and
coupled octagonal flues with moulded caps, a 2-light window to the right of
this, and in the gable wall a very large 5-light mullioned window, a
single-light opening in the apex; in the angle is a lean-to porch to the
main range with a moulded Tudor-arched doorway, a window in the side wall,
one window to the left and 2 above, like those at front. All gables have
stone coping with kneelers and apex finials. (Re-located datestone in
garden wall states that wing was added 1873 by Sir H de H). Included for
group value with Church of the Holy Trinity on opposite side of road.
Listing NGR: SD6156425912
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Source: English Heritage
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