SCHOOL IN CHURCHYARD OF CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1072547
Date first listed:
17-Apr-1967
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Jan-1987
Statutory Address:
SCHOOL IN CHURCHYARD OF CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL, CHURCH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
SCHOOL IN CHURCHYARD OF CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL, CHURCH STREET

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

County:
Lancashire
District:
Chorley (District Authority)
Parish:
Croston
National Grid Reference:
SD 48970 18390

Details

CROSTON CHURCH STREET SD 41 NE 8/68 School in churchyard of Church of St. Michael (Formerly listed 17.4.67 as School in Churchyard of GV St Michael and All Angels) II

School, rebuilt 1827. Squared sandstone, slate roofs. In 3 parts, forming canted enclosure to south side of churchyard: 3-bay 2-storey main block built over pathway to bridge with canted single-storey wing on the left, and lower 2-storey 4-bay continuation to right. In Tudor style. Symmetrical main block has passage through the centre with 2-centred archway enclosed by a square hoodmould with carved quatrefoils in the spandrels, a 3-light mullioned window each side of the arch and similar windows of 3,2, and 3 lights at 1st floor, steeply pitched roof, massive external chimney at left gable with clustered flues, and similar smaller chimney at right gable with coupled flues. Single-storey canted left wing has mullioned window with hoodmould. Two storey extension to right has 4 square windows with hoodmoulds on each floor, all with altered glazing, and in centre of 1st floor 2 datestones, one above the other, lettered in relief: IAMES HIET VICAR AND:RE CTOR 1660

and THIS SCHOOL WAS REBUILT BY SUBSCRIPTION A.D. MDCCCXXVII

Rear has archway matching that at front, and wings to the flanking bays, the 1st canted, a continuous dripcourse, and an arched doorway to each wing, etc.

Listing NGR: SD4897018390

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
184320
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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Date: 15 Aug 1999
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