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Old School House

A Grade II Listed Building in Birstall and Birkenshaw, Kirklees

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7325 / 53°43'57"N

Longitude: -1.6679 / 1°40'4"W

OS Eastings: 422006

OS Northings: 426289

OS Grid: SE220262

Mapcode National: GBR JTS8.PQ

Mapcode Global: WHC9Q.CF0X

Entry Name: Old School House

Listing Date: 13 January 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1184018

English Heritage Legacy ID: 340937

Location: Kirklees, WF17

County: Kirklees

Electoral Ward/Division: Birstall and Birkenshaw

Built-Up Area: Batley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Birstall St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 22 NW BATLEY MB KIRKGATE
BIRSTALL

2/32 Old School House

II


Former National School, now workshop. Dated 1818. Hammer dressed
stone. Stone slate roof with roll top parapets and huge square
finials on short square bases. Single storey. 5 bays. Central
porch with crenellated parapet with 2 finials as before. Two small
lancet lights to each side of central arched doorway, with plaque
over which reads: NATIONAL SCHOOL
ERECTED BY WILLIAM CHARLESWORTH
ANNO. DOM. MDCCCXVIII
To each side are two, very tall and slender chamfered stone mullioned
windows, each of 3 lights.

Five similar windows to rear, the centre one being part obscured by
later extension.


Listing NGR: SE2200626289

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