Description: The Old School and Former School
Date Listed: 20 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 307118
OS Grid Reference: SP3432455868
OS Grid Coordinates: 434324, 255868
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2000, -1.4992
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LIGHTHORNE OLD SCHOOL LANE
SP35NW (South side)
Nos. 1 and 2 The Old School and
2 cottages and former school, now partly incorporated into No.2. Mid C18, with
minor mid/late C19 alterations. Small late C18/C19 addition to schoolroom.
Squared coursed limestone with string course; right end wall of school partly
rebuilt in C19 brick. Corrugated iron roofs; brick ridge and end stacks.
Addition of Flemish bond red brick, Old tile roof; brick end stack. No.1 on left
is 2-unit plan; No.2 is one-unit. 2 storeys and attic; 3-window range. Plank
doors throughout. No.1 has mid/late C19 slate hood with chamfered woodwork and
fretted bargeboards. No.2 has simple gabled hood. Mostly old 2-light leaded
casements, some centre-hung. No.1 has C19 one-, 3- and 2-light casements with
horizontal glazing bar on ground floor. Former schoolroom attached to right. One
storey, 4-window range. Entrance to right. 2 small C19 two-light casements.
Nos.1 and 2 have 2-light attic casements to return sides. Rear to road: 3-window
range. Ground floor has single lights. Former school has plank door and 3-light
C19 casement. Interior: No.1 has boxed ceiling beams. 6-panelled doors. No.2
noted as having ceiling beams and plank doors.
Listing NGR: SP3432455868
Source: English Heritage
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