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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.


List entry Number: 1068503



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


District: Rochdale

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 23-Mar-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 213448

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This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 28/09/2017

SD 80 NE, 2/8

MIDDLETON, LONG STREET (east side), Former National School

(Formerly listed as: School House Grill and Restaurant)



Former National School, now commercial premises. Inscription above rear door records building in 1842, addition of north classroom in 1889 and south classroom and entrance in 1892. Hammer- dressed stone with rock-faced stone additions and graduated stone slate roof. Four bays and two storeys with additions to rear forming a parallel range, Symmetrical elevation consisting of four 5-light double-chamfered stone mullion windows on each floor with transoms on the ground floor only. Projecting plinth and continuous hoodmould to ground floor windows. Boldly projecting but truncated chimney stacks between bays 1 and 2, and 3 and 4. Gable-ends have similar 5-light windows on either floor, a 1-light attic window, and doors which are obscured by C20 porches. The rear additions have various 2, 3,4 and 5-light stone mullion windows. Interior altered but retaining some original features. The school came about as a result of the 1841 School Sites Act. It bears a marked resemblance in its architectural vocabulary to the Queen Elizabeth Old Grammar School of 1586 (q.v.). Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SD8709606231

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National Grid Reference: SD 87096 06231


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