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Saint Martin's School The Old School House, Sale

Description: Saint Martin's School The Old School House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 May 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 212924

OS Grid Reference: SJ7740292492
OS Grid Coordinates: 377402, 392492
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4287, -2.3415

Location: Ashton Lane, Trafford M33 5PN

Locality: Sale
County: Trafford
Country: England
Postcode: M33 5PN

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Listing Text

(west side)

3/165 Saint Martin's
School and The
Old School
12.5.76 House


School and schoolmaster's house. Dated 1874, tower 1877. W.
Brakspear for Sir William Cunliffe Brooks. Free Gothic style.
Header bond brick, stone dressings and slate roofs. T-shaped
single-storey school (of 7 x 4 bays) with corner clock tower
and adjoining house of 2 storeys. The school has projecting
plinth, sill band, decorative applied timber eaves band,
steeply pitched roof, coped gables with kneelers, and
triangular roof vents. Each bay has a 2-light stone dressed
mullion window with heavy transom. The clock tower forms an
important street feature with it's commemorative stone plaque,
stone quoins and bands, open belfry, pyramidal roof and
weather vane. The 3-bay schoolmaster's house is attached by
an elaborate arched entrance with foundation stone above and
has similar details except for the cusped window heads,
picturesque porch and dormer window, polychromatic relieving
arches and crested ridge tiles.

Listing NGR: SJ7740292492

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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