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Eccleston Old School

A Grade II Listed Building in Eccleston, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6497 / 53°38'58"N

Longitude: -2.7297 / 2°43'46"W

OS Eastings: 351866

OS Northings: 417264

OS Grid: SD518172

Mapcode National: GBR 9VC7.TF

Mapcode Global: WH866.1JFG

Entry Name: Eccleston Old School

Listing Date: 30 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1164071

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184358

Location: Eccleston, Chorley, Lancashire, PR7

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

Civil Parish: Eccleston

Built-Up Area: Eccleston

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Eccleston St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

ECCLESTON TOWNGATE
SD 51 NW
9/106 Eccleston Old School
-
GV II

School, now parish hall. Dated 1814 at 1st floor. Coursed squared sandstone,
low-pitched hipped slate roof with no chimney. Small rectangular 2-storey
building, with dressed quoins and primitive Gothic openings: at left end a
pointed arch doorway with plain surround, above the door a squat window of
similar shape with square casements in the lower part and Y-tracery in the
head; to the right, 2 similar windows on each floor, those at ground floor
slightly higher; all these windows have vertical bars in front of the opening
part of the casement. Between the 2nd and 3rd windows at 1st floor is a large
plaque inscribed:

For the
Encouragement of useful Learning
And For
The Promotion of true Religion
This BUILDING was erected
By
Public SUBSCRIPTION
An:Dom: 1814

Item forms group with No.119 (Bank House) (q.v.) immediately north.


Listing NGR: SD5186617264

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