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Knypersley School Knypersley School, Attached Archway and Frontage Wall, Biddulph

Description: Knypersley School Knypersley School, Attached Archway and Frontage Wall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 275241

OS Grid Reference: SJ8800056776
OS Grid Coordinates: 388000, 356776
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1080, -2.1807

Location: 8 Newpool Road, Biddulph, Staffordshire ST8 7AA

Locality: Biddulph
Local Authority: Staffordshire Moorlands District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: ST8 7AA

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Listing Text

SJ 85 SE
7/35 Knypersley School, attached
- archway and frontage wall


School. Circa 1850, by R.C. Hussey. Coursed stone; blue machine tile
roofs; verge parapets on corbelled kneelers; stone side stacks with
twin diagonal capping shafts; square end stacks to rear. 'E'-plan
derivative and of Elizabethan inspiration. Frontage: 2 widely-spaced
2-storey, slightly projecting gables flank lower single-storey central
range with gabled single-storey porch to centre. Gables have labelled
stone-mullioned and timber-transomed casement windows to the first floor
and 3-sided stone-mullioned and transomed bays to ground floor, with
pitched solid block hipped roofs; 2-light stone-mullion and transom
windows flank porch: round-arch entrance with carved banner relief
over inscribed "Trust in the Lord with all thine heart/and lean not
into thine own understanding". Pyramidal roofed belfry tower to right-
hand rear of front. Lean-to set back to right; attached entry arch;
elliptically arched opening in gabled wall with moulded coping and impost
strings. Frontage to Newpool Road has stone wall approximately 1m high,
with moulded coping on plain piers with circular pattern cut-outs running
between. Built under the patronage of the Bateman family.

Listing NGR: SJ8800056776

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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