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The School, Warburton

Description: The School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 212939

OS Grid Reference: SJ7110489220
OS Grid Coordinates: 371104, 389220
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3990, -2.4360

Location: B5160, Warburton, Trafford WA13 9UZ

Locality: Warburton
County: Trafford
Country: England
Postcode: WA13 9UZ

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Listing Text

(south side)

6/178 The School

- II

School now house. 1871-2. John Douglas. Flemish bond brick
with stone and terracotta dressings and a clay tile roof.
The schoolroom itself was formerly open to the roof but has
been floored over in conversion to a house. There is a wing
at the rear and a porch at the left. 3-bays with projecting
chimneystack between bays 1 and 2 with decorative brick
diagonally set clustered shafts. On either side are 7-light
mullion windows in moulded terracotta. Dormer gable in bay
2 with 3-light mullion window and lozenge gable decoration.
A C20 patio window has been inserted to bay 3 as well as the
rear. Hipped porch with hipped bellcote above on gable of
main roof. The interior (though largely altered) retains 2
pairs of truncated crucks which support the roof. Cruck
spurs support the wallplate and a collar beam the purlins,
in what is an unusual revival of an early form of

Listing NGR: SJ7110489220

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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