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Hargreaves School

A Grade II Listed Building in Leek, Staffordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1033 / 53°6'11"N

Longitude: -2.027 / 2°1'37"W

OS Eastings: 398286

OS Northings: 356236

OS Grid: SJ982562

Mapcode National: GBR 24P.JB5

Mapcode Global: WHBCH.T8X8

Entry Name: Hargreaves School

Listing Date: 14 October 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1268661

English Heritage Legacy ID: 461585

Location: Leek, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST13

County: Staffordshire

District: Staffordshire Moorlands

Civil Parish: Leek

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Leek St Edward the Confessor

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


LEEK

SJ9856SW ALSOP STREET
611-1/6/11 (East side)
Hargreaves School

II

School, now in partial use as commercial premises. Dated 1873.
Brick with stone dressings and green slate roof. Gothic style.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 5-window range. Tower over entrance to
left, slightly advanced. Stumpy recessed columns carry deeply
moulded archway of entrance between buttresses with stone
gablets. Dated with its name in a tablet above the doorway.
2-light traceried window above, and rose window in coped
gablet below mansard roof. Lower windows in main school-room
range to right are paired, with stilted arches and foliate
capitals to the central shaft. Continuous hoodmould and cill
band. Upper windows alternately paired cusped stilted arches
divided by shaft with foliate capital, and foiled 2-light
windows beneath coped gablet. All upper windows linked by
continuous cill band and hoodmould, and many retain original
leading. Coped gables and ridge cresting throughout.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
The school was built for Leek Congregational Church and named
after a former minister. A convincing composition in Gothic
Revival style.


Listing NGR: SJ9828656236

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