RHODES SCHOOLS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1068501
Date first listed:
19-Sep-1969
Statutory Address:
RHODES SCHOOLS, BROAD STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
RHODES SCHOOLS, BROAD STREET

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

District:
Rochdale (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 85272 05512

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
213445
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.

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Date: 17 Aug 1999
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