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Description: Tower of Former Holly Mount School in Old Fold Garden
Date Listed: 30 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 185809
OS Grid Reference: SD8114622843
OS Grid Coordinates: 381146, 422843
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7017, -2.2870
SD 82 SW RAWTENSTALL ST. MARY'S WAY
14/230 Tower of former Holly Mount
- School in Old Fold Garden
Tower of former Holly Mount school, erected 1839 by Messrs Whitehead as
factory school. Dressed sandstone. Gothic style, rectangular plan, 3
diminishing stages, with diagonal buttresses, set-offs at each stage,
battlements and crocketed pinnacles, clock face at 3rd stage. Attached at
ground level is large decorated datestone (probably formerly a door head)
forming a semi-circular arch with raised lettering "1839" and "HOLLY MOUNT
SCHOOL" in the head; above this a plaque stating that the Old Fold Garden was
the site of the Holly Mount School. Item forms conspicuous landmark in its
Listing NGR: SD8114622843
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Source: English Heritage
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