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RHODES SCHOOLS

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: RHODES SCHOOLS

List entry Number: 1068501

Location

RHODES SCHOOLS, BROAD STREET

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

County:

District: Rochdale

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Sep-1969

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 213445

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

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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National Grid Reference: SD 85272 05512

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