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Description: Calder High School (Original Building Only)
Date Listed: 14 March 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 214244
OS Grid Reference: SJ4017687831
OS Grid Coordinates: 340176, 387831
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3839, -2.9009
SJ4087 HARTHILL ROAD
40/579 Calder High
House, now school. Mid C19. Stucco with hipped slate roof.
2 storeys, 3 x 3 bays. Rusticated quoins and bracketed
eaves. Ground floor has projecting stone windows, with
consoled mullions, friezes, cornices and pierced
ballustrades; casements, 1st floor windows have architraves
with ornament of overlapping circles, pulvinated bay-leaf
friezes and consoled segmental pediments; sashed, no glazing
bars. Inserted window at left hand end. Round-headed
entrance has angle pilasters, archivolts and half-glazed
door; Corinthian porch with paired columns and pierced
balcony. A lower 2-storeyed 3-bay wing on left with sash
windows with glazing bars. A delicate iron verandah on
right hand side with barley sugar columns, bowed out round a
2-bay bow window, with a lean-to glass roof. Tower to rear
of stone, with angle pilasters, entablature and pierced
parapet. Triple round-headed lights to each face.
Listing NGR: SJ4017687831
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Source: English Heritage
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