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2 OLD SCHOOL HOUSES

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: 2 OLD SCHOOL HOUSES

List entry Number: 1129946

Location

2 OLD SCHOOL HOUSES, CHESTER ROAD

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

County:

District: Cheshire West and Chester

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Aldford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 02-Nov-1983

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 55202

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SJ 45 NW ALDFORD C.P. CHESTER ROAD (West side) 6/7 2 Old School Houses

II

Former Schoolhouse, opened April 1872 (Aldford Boys School Logbook in Cheshire Record Office), closed as a school in 1912 and converted to 2 cottages. Built at the expense of the 3rd Marquis of Westminster adjoining the site of an earlier school (tithe map for Aldford 1837 in Cheshire Record Office). Brown brick, English garden wall bond, on battered plinth of squared snecked rubble sandstone; half timbered gables. Steeply pitched red tile roofs with 2 rectangular brick chimneys on main ridge. One and a half storeys with a front of 4 windows. The former school hall, left, has gables to front and end on stone corbels; the Schoolmaster's house, right, has a half dormer gable to front and, central, a small dormer under a raking roof. Small-pane iron casements in bevelled mullioned openings of sandstone in the lower storey and timber-framed openings in the upper one. Framed and boarded doors. Interiors not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ4209559077

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National Grid Reference: SJ 42095 59077

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