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Date Listed: 9 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 189507
OS Grid Reference: SK5953608903
OS Grid Coordinates: 459536, 308903
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6746, -1.1209
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SK 50 NE SCHOOL LANE (North Side)
School, 1860, in Puginian gothic style by W. Millican. Granite rubble, with
decorative bands of ashlar with brick. Swithland slate roof and coped gables.
A long low single storey, with one large gable that interupts the eaves line.
Towards the left of the elevation, an archway in shouldered stone architrave
that just cuts the eaves gives on to a recessed porch, in which to left and
right are 2 doors with shouldered wood cases. Right of this this, 2 large
quatrefoil openings just beneath the eaves in stone. Right again is the large
coped gable, ashlar containing a blank arch in stone and brick, a continuous
line without capitals. One blank circle in its apex, and the date. Paired archways
to ground floor, with shouldered architraves and squat central marble column
with foliate capital and deep base. On the roof of the gable is a small and
graceful cupola, timberwork with a lead fleche. Right of the gable 2 more quatrefoil
openings, and a buttress. 2 dormers in the roof one each side of the gable.
North east side wall contains a large stone and brick trefoiled archway surrounding
a 3 lancet window with quatrefoil above. There is a trefoiled opening in the
Listing NGR: SK5953608903
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Source: English Heritage
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