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Description: School House
Date Listed: 20 April 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 212506
OS Grid Reference: SJ9934695403
OS Grid Coordinates: 399346, 395403
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4554, -2.0113
LONGDENDALE CHURCH BROW
SJ 99 NE
4/48 No. 6
20.4.77 (School House)
Schoolmaster's house. Dated 1862. Rock-faced stone with
ashlar dressings and graduated stone slate roof. 3 bays,
single-depth with 2 storeys. 3, 4 and 5-light chamfered
mullion windows with hoodmoulds on ground floor, none on
first. Tudor style door in bay 3 with "manners maketh man"
inscribed above in Gothic script. Bays 1 and 2 are recessed
the eaves being supported on slender timber columns with
arch bracing. A plaque in bay 3 reads "Come ye Children:
Harken unto me: I will teach you the fear of the Lord: The
fear of the Lord is the Beginning of Wisdom: Bring them: In
the nurture and admonition of the Lord: Anno Domini
MDCCCLXII". Coped gables, 2 ridge chimney stacks and
mullion windows to rear.
Listing NGR: SJ9934695403
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Source: English Heritage
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