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Rochdale (Metropolitan Authority)
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SD 85272 05512


MIDDLETON BROAD STREET SD 80 NE (west side) 2/5 19/9/69 Rhodes Schools - II School. 1884 with later additions. By Edgar Wood. Brick with slate roof. 20 bays and 2 storeys with a hall at first floor level raised above an arcaded undercroft, 4-bay additions to left and right, and boys' and girls' porches at the rear which enter at first floor level. Symmetrical elevation with 8 round-arched openings on the lower level (3 now windows). First floor dogtooth band and casement windows to second floor with segmental brick arches and stone sills. Each 4 end bays are advanced and gabled and the additions are also gabled and employ similar details. A stone reads "Rhodes Schools built in affectionate remembrance of Salis Arthur Schwabe by his mother and brothers". Steeply pitched roof with crested ridge tile and ridge chimney stacks. A central bellcote no longer exists. 4 large gabled dormer windows to rear. Large roof trusses with king posts and braced tie beams.

Listing NGR: SD8527205512


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

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Date: 17 Aug 1999
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