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

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1022606
Date first listed:
29-Sep-1977
Statutory Address:
WOODTOP PRIMARY SCHOOL, WITH FORECOURT WALLS, PIERS, RAILINGS AND OVERTHROW, ACCRINGTON ROAD

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Location

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

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

County:
Lancashire
District:
Burnley (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 82528 32355

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
466976
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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