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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1268661
English Heritage Legacy ID: 461585
Location: Leek, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST13
District: Staffordshire Moorlands
Civil Parish: Leek
Built-Up Area: Leek
Traditional County: Staffordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire
Church of England Parish: Leek St Edward the Confessor
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
SJ9856SW ALSOP STREET
611-1/6/11 (East side)
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
Listing NGR: SJ9828656236
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