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Rhodes Schools, Middleton

Description: Rhodes Schools

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 September 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 213445

OS Grid Reference: SD8527205512
OS Grid Coordinates: 385272, 405512
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5460, -2.2237

Location: Mt Pleasant, Middleton, Rochdale M24 4PQ

Locality: Middleton
County: Rochdale
Country: England
Postcode: M24 4PQ

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Listing Text

SD 80 NE
(west side)
19/9/69 Rhodes Schools
- II
School. 1884 with later additions. By Edgar Wood. Brick with
slate roof. 20 bays and 2 storeys with a hall at first floor
level raised above an arcaded undercroft, 4-bay additions to
left and right, and boys' and girls' porches at the rear
which enter at first floor level. Symmetrical elevation with
8 round-arched openings on the lower level (3 now windows).
First floor dogtooth band and casement windows to second
floor with segmental brick arches and stone sills. Each 4
end bays are advanced and gabled and the additions are also
gabled and employ similar details. A stone reads "Rhodes
Schools built in affectionate remembrance of Salis Arthur
Schwabe by his mother and brothers". Steeply pitched roof
with crested ridge tile and ridge chimney stacks. A central
bellcote no longer exists. 4 large gabled dormer windows to
rear. Large roof trusses with king posts and braced tie

Listing NGR: SD8527205512

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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