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St Stephen's Old School in St Stephen's Churchyard, Tockholes

Description: St Stephen's Old School in St Stephen's Churchyard

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 184729

OS Grid Reference: SD6599223395
OS Grid Coordinates: 365992, 423395
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7059, -2.5166

Location: Chapels Lane, Darwen BB3 0LY

Locality: Tockholes
County: Blackburn with Darwen
Country: England
Postcode: BB3 0LY

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Listing Text


4/56 St. Stephen's Old School, in
24.11.1966 St. Stephen's churchyard
(Formerly listed as St.Stephen's
GV II Old School, in churchyard
(with external pulpit))

School, dated 1834 on plaque beside door. Sandstone random rubble with slate
roof. Very simple rectangular single-storey structure built against slope;
plain doorway offset to the left, a 2-light window with hollow-chamfered
mullion to the left of it; to the right the only opening in an otherwise long
blind wall is an arched raised doorway enclosed at the base by a stone pulpit
on a pedestal. Above and to the right of the entrance is a square plaque
St. Stephen's School,
Tockholes, was erected
A.D. 1834, upon the
Glebe Land by voluntary
Subscription, aided with
a Grant of £150 from the
National Society, London
Gilmour Robinson, In.

Listing NGR: SD6599223395

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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