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WOODTOP PRIMARY SCHOOL, WITH FORECOURT WALLS, PIERS, RAILINGS AND OVERTHROW

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: WOODTOP PRIMARY SCHOOL, WITH FORECOURT WALLS, PIERS, RAILINGS AND OVERTHROW

List entry Number: 1022606

Location

WOODTOP PRIMARY SCHOOL, WITH FORECOURT WALLS, PIERS, RAILINGS AND OVERTHROW, ACCRINGTON ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Lancashire

District: Burnley

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Sep-1977

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 466976

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Details

BURNLEY

SD83SW ACCRINGTON ROAD 906-1/3/2 (North side) 29/09/77 Woodtop Primary School, with forecourt walls, piers, railings & overthrow

II

Church of England school, with forecourt walls and gateway. 1873; altered. Snecked sandstone rubble, slate roofs with pierced crested ridge tiles (damaged). Gothic style, with steeply-pitched roofs. H-plan plus rear wing. EXTERIOR: single storey, 1:3:1 windows. The main range has a gabled porch in the angle to the right, with a 2-centred arched doorway in a segmental-pointed chamfered surround with hood-mould, and a banner over this with raised lettering "INFANTS"; three 2-light windows with cusped lights; and a skylight in the front slope of the roof. The re-entrant of the left wing has a 2-centred arched doorway with a recessed door and a hood-mould with deep returned ends and carved stops; the gables of both wings have large 2-centred arched windows, that to the left of 4 arched lights with circular and multifoil tracery and that to the right of 3 cusped lights with 3 quatrefoils in the head. The 3-window right-hand return wall of this wing has a gabled centre with a 2-centred arched 2-light window, other windows like those in the main range, and a chimney at the rear gable. Rear in similar but simpler style. INTERIOR not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: forecourt enclosed by a low wall of sandstone rubble with chamfered coping, carrying bar railings with dog-bars, and a pair of square gate piers opposite the porch with cast-iron gates and an elliptical overthrow which has a square lamp holder at the apex.





Listing NGR: SD8252832355

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National Grid Reference: SD 82528 32355

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