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Latitude: 53.4287 / 53°25'43"N
Longitude: -2.3415 / 2°20'29"W
OS Eastings: 377402
OS Northings: 392492
OS Grid: SJ774924
Mapcode National: GBR DX2S.VM
Mapcode Global: WH98P.028S
Entry Name: Saint Martin's School the Old School House
Listing Date: 12 May 1976
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1101478
English Heritage Legacy ID: 212924
Location: Trafford, M33
Electoral Ward/Division: Ashton upon Mersey
Built-Up Area: Sale
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Ashton-upon-Mersey St Martin
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SJ 79 SE SALE GREEN LANE
3/165 Saint Martin's
School and The
School and schoolmaster's house. Dated 1874, tower 1877. W.
Brakspear for Sir William Cunliffe Brooks. Free Gothic style.
Header bond brick, stone dressings and slate roofs. T-shaped
single-storey school (of 7 x 4 bays) with corner clock tower
and adjoining house of 2 storeys. The school has projecting
plinth, sill band, decorative applied timber eaves band,
steeply pitched roof, coped gables with kneelers, and
triangular roof vents. Each bay has a 2-light stone dressed
mullion window with heavy transom. The clock tower forms an
important street feature with it's commemorative stone plaque,
stone quoins and bands, open belfry, pyramidal roof and
weather vane. The 3-bay schoolmaster's house is attached by
an elaborate arched entrance with foundation stone above and
has similar details except for the cusped window heads,
picturesque porch and dormer window, polychromatic relieving
arches and crested ridge tiles.
Listing NGR: SJ7740292492
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