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St Giles Roman Catholic Primary School, Cheadle

Description: St Giles Roman Catholic Primary School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 274828

OS Grid Reference: SK0085043143
OS Grid Coordinates: 400850, 343143
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9856, -1.9888

Location: Charles Street, Cheadle, Staffordshire ST10 1NR

Locality: Cheadle
Local Authority: Staffordshire Moorlands District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: ST10 1NR

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Listing Text

SK 0043-0143 CHEADLE C.P. BANK STREET (south side)

11/26 St. Giles R. C. Primary


School. 1841-6 by Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin. Red brick with stone dressings; tiled roof with crested ridge and verge parapets. Castellated triple-
shafted stack to right-hand apex. Two-storey, six-bay front divided
by stone-capped two-stage buttresses with three-light stone dressed
windows to upper floor over four-light to ground floor, all with trefoil
heads; slightly set away from the right hand end: a bell tower with
pyramidal two-stage lead roof with timber framing to the bellcote and
trefoil-headed window to first floor. The entrance bay projects under
a low catslide roof between school and tower. Pent roof running flush
to right clasps front of tower. The north front is highly assymetrical
and in contrast to the body of the building. A Tudor-arch first-floor
window is set over pointed-arch entrance with doors set well back into
reveal. W. G. Short: Pugin's Gem: A History of St. Giles Catholic
Church, Cheadle, Staffordshire 1981, p.19.

Listing NGR: SK0085043143

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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