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Old School House, Alton

Description: Old School House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 275031

OS Grid Reference: SK0739942325
OS Grid Coordinates: 407399, 342325
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9782, -1.8912

Location: Castle Road, Alton, Staffordshire ST10 4AJ

Locality: Alton
Local Authority: Staffordshire Moorlands District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: ST10 4AJ

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Listing Text

The list entry for the following:-
SK 0642 - 0742 (north west side)

13/35 Alton National School

Shall be amended to read as follows:-
SK 0642 - 0742 CASTLE GATE
13/35 The Old School House


ALTON C.P. HIGH STREET (North-west-side)
SK 0642-0742
13/35 Alton National School
Former school, now house. Dated "Alton National School / A.D. / 1845".
Red brick with ashlar dressings; plain tile roof with shaped tile bands;
brick integral end stack. Aligned north-west/south-east facing south-west.
2 storeys with first floor band; 1:1:1 bays, central gabled porch with
small fixed light window to ground floor, datestone to first floor with
a square panel over containing a heraldic shield, slim rectangular
loop above chamfer mullioned windows to left and right which are of
3 lights containing small-pane fixed light windows in chamfered and
rebated surrounds. The right-hand return of the central porch has a
Tudor arch door. Alton National School occupies a prominent position at the south-
east corner of the churchyard of the Church of St. Peter (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SK0739942325

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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