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Description: The Old School
Date Listed: 27 November 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 212549
OS Grid Reference: SJ9938995201
OS Grid Coordinates: 399389, 395201
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4536, -2.0107
SJ 99 NE LONGDENDALE WAR HILL
4/89 The Old School
School. 1858 on datestone. Rock-faced stone with ashlar
dressings and graduated stone slate roof. T-shaped with one
storey plus basement. Jacobean style. Projecting plinth,
stone quoins and coped gables. Windows in each face are of
2, 4 and 6 lights with chamfered stone mullions, hoodmoulds
and in the 2 principal windows transoms. The door has a
chamfered surround and tudor-arched head. The door to the
basement is re-used and in considerably older. Ridge
chimney stack. A cusped panel in the gable reads "Scholam
Grammatican, A.S. MDCXX Benivolentian Roberti Garsett Armig
et Ricardi Willbraham Equit Fundatam. Metustate et
Incuria Dilapsam Instaurarit Reposuit Restituit Geogius
Woodhead Armig A.S. MDCCCLVIII". Included for group value.
Listing NGR: SJ9938995201
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Source: English Heritage
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