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The School

A Grade II Listed Building in Warburton, Trafford

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Latitude: 53.399 / 53°23'56"N

Longitude: -2.436 / 2°26'9"W

OS Eastings: 371104

OS Northings: 389220

OS Grid: SJ711892

Mapcode National: GBR CYF4.D8

Mapcode Global: WH98M.KT6M

Entry Name: The School

Listing Date: 12 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356531

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212939

Location: Warburton, Trafford, WA13

County: Trafford

Civil Parish: Warburton

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Warburton St Werburgh

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

(south side)

6/178 The School

- II

School now house. 1871-2. John Douglas. Flemish bond brick
with stone and terracotta dressings and a clay tile roof.
The schoolroom itself was formerly open to the roof but has
been floored over in conversion to a house. There is a wing
at the rear and a porch at the left. 3-bays with projecting
chimneystack between bays 1 and 2 with decorative brick
diagonally set clustered shafts. On either side are 7-light
mullion windows in moulded terracotta. Dormer gable in bay
2 with 3-light mullion window and lozenge gable decoration.
A C20 patio window has been inserted to bay 3 as well as the
rear. Hipped porch with hipped bellcote above on gable of
main roof. The interior (though largely altered) retains 2
pairs of truncated crucks which support the roof. Cruck
spurs support the wallplate and a collar beam the purlins,
in what is an unusual revival of an early form of

Listing NGR: SJ7110489220

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