This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SD5205 SCHOOL LANE 783-1/7/75 (South side) 25/06/73 Nos.29 AND 31 (Formerly Listed as: SKELMERSDALE AND HOLLAND SCHOOL LANE, Upholland Village Nos.25-31 (Odd))
Two cottages, probably formerly one dwelling. Probably earlier C17, altered in C18 and subsequently. No.29 of brick painted white, with composition tile roof; No.31 of coursed sandstone rubble with quoins, the front rendered and the side painted, and stone slate roof with brick chimneys. L-plan: No.29 parallel to the street with No.31 forming a small 2-bay crosswing to the right (with porch added to side of rear bay). 2 low storeys, 2+1 windows. No.29 has a plain doorway to the right with a thin lintel, 2 vertical rectangular windows at ground floor with raised sills and rectangular lintels and 2 low square windows under the eaves, all these with altered glazing. No.31 has a gabled one-window facade with a central doorway which has a door of 6 fielded panels, flanked by vertical rectangular windows with cross-window casements, and at 1st floor a larger square transomed 6-light window with a sliding sash opening in the centre. The right-hand return wall has a small C19 brick lean-to scullery-cum-porch with doorway in the rear wall. The rear gable bulges and has a large stone buttress in the centre, flanked by a 9-pane window to the left and a 6-pane window to the right (both these old, with small panes, and that to the left very noticeably warped by the bending of the wall). INTERIOR: No.31 has a timber-framed lateral partition (framing and infill concealed), and 2 large chamfered lateral beams in each room; and large chamfered purlins at 1st floor. No.29 interior not inspected.
Listing NGR: SD5238505150
Copyright IoE Mr Simon Barker. Source Historic England Archive
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Photographer: Barker, Simon
Rights Holder: Barker, Simon
Brick, Render, Rubble, Sandstone, Stone, Tile, Tudor House, Elizabethan Monument <By Form>, Stuart Domestic, Jacobean Dwelling