This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SD 53SE SAMLESBURY POTTER LANE
1/94 Samlesbury Church of England - Primary School, and railings to the front.
School, dated 1836. Stone, slate roof with octagonal chimney at left gable. Rectangular single pile plan. One storey; central gabled porch has finials on the kneelers and the apex, doors in each side wall with hoodmoulds, and tablets above with incised cursive lettering "Boys" (left), "Girls" (right); a 2-light mullion window with hoodmould in the front wall, and above it a stone tablet inscribed:
"THIS SCHOOL/Was erected by Subsc=/ ription with aid from/the National Society/for instruction accor=/ding - to the principles/of the Church of/ England as now by Law Established/ Anno Domini/1836"
Two windows each side of porch, and one in each gable, all square with hoodmoulds, now containing modern top hung casements. Iron railings.
parallel to front each side of porch, with spearhead tops and some urn finials. Good example of small National School.
Listing NGR: SD5895630379
© Mr K. Foster. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Foster, K.
Rights Holder: Foster, K.
Iron, Slate, Stone, Georgian Church School, Victorian Education, School, National School, Voluntary School, Date Stone, Commemorative, Commemorative Stone, Commemorative Monument, Railings, Monument <By Form>, Barrier
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