SCHOOL COTTAGES

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1138826

Date first listed: 05-Dec-1986

Statutory Address: SCHOOL COTTAGES, WALNUT TREE LANE

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Location

Statutory Address: SCHOOL COTTAGES, WALNUT TREE LANE

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

District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Bradwall

National Grid Reference: SJ 75553 63911

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History

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Details

BRADWALL C.P. WALNUT TREE LANE SJ 76 SE (North side) 7/3 School Cottages

II

Reformatory school and farm, now cottages, 1855 (datestone). Brown brick with dark clay tile roof to front and grey slate to rear. 2 storeys; 3 windows to front, symmetrical. Camber-arched entry, ovolo front gable, converted to doorway with 2-light small-pane window above. One 3-light small-pane casement to each storey to each side of doorway. The building surrounds a rectangular courtyard; the rear wing has 3 camber-arched openings to courtyard; the front, left and right ranges are converted to cottages; cast-iron lattice casements in left side of courtyard. 2 ridge chimneys each to front, left and right wings. Interior: Not fully inspected; no features of special interest were observed. Founded by G W Latham 1855, with subscriptions from neighbouring landowners, the school cost £255. There were 40 acres of farmland. Superintendent and 4 masters; 60 boys, who were taught farmwork, but with 3 hours schoolwork per day plus household duties. White's Directory of Cheshire 1860.

Listing NGR: SJ7555363911

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 56333

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Whites Directory' in History Gazeteer and Directory of Cheshire, (1860)

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