Old Primary School Block At Verdin Coprehensive School

Date:
8 Nov 2002
Location:
Old Primary School Block At Verdin Coprehensive School, High Street, Winsford, Vale Royal, Cheshire, CW7 2EA
Reference:
IOE01/07783/03
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

WINSFORD FORMER U.D. HIGH STREET SJ 66 NW 4/105 Old Primary School block at Verdin Comprehensive School - GV II Former primary school, now part of secondary school. Dated AD 1906.

Red Flemish bond brick with ashlar dressings and slate roof. Single storey. Street front: Three central bays project slightly beneath gable. Four pilaster buttresses to this central gabled portion with swept offsets and ball finials all of ashlar. Ashlar surrounds to windows. The central one being of 4 x 5 panes with lateral ones of 3 x 5 panes. The gable has ashlar coping, a keyed ovolo to the centre in a square ashlar piece. Gable above with consoles to the sides and an open pediment which contains the Delamere arms and below this the datestone. To either side are, nearest the centre, windows of 3 x 5 panes with flat semi-dormer heads supported on stone brackets and at the far left and right windows of 2 x 4 panes with ashlar surrounds.

Quoins to right hand corner of building and octagonal bellcote to centre of ridge with splayed lower body. Louvred openings to middle and terminating in an octagonal spire. To the left of this block are two projecting gabled wings, the right one projecting slightly more than that at the left. Similar in both having stone bands, coping stones and pyramidal finials. Each has a central window of 4 x 5 panes with lateral windows of 3 x 4 panes. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SJ6469066362

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/1702 IOE Records taken by John Riley; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr John Riley. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Riley2, John

Rights Holder: Riley2, John

Keywords

Ashlar, Brick, Slate, Victorian Secondary School, Education, School, Infant School, Elementary School