Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1139218

Date first listed: 12-Mar-1986



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District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Winsford

National Grid Reference: SJ 64644 66362


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WINSFORD FORMER U.D. HIGH STREET SJ 66 NW 4/102 Verdin Building. (Verdin Comprehensive School.) GV II School building. Dated 1895. Red Flemish bond brick with ashlar dressings and plain tile roof. Netherlandish Renaissance style. Two storeys with attic. Entrance front: central three wide bays have shaped gable above and project, with lower wings to sides. Slightly projecting plinth with chamfered top common to whole of building. String course between floors and another, slighter, at level of sills of first floor windows. Doorway to ground floor centre, now blocked, with basket arch and terra-cotta voussoirs. Three-light ground floor windows to either side at ground floor level with ovolo moulded surrounds. Similar windows to first floor with transoms and all having terra-cotta voussoirs which are alternatingly dropped and with gables above central keystones. Central 2-light window with vertical strips to either side which continue upwards to form a surround to the small 3-light attic window which has moulding below and a coat of arms above. Gable has a series of volutes to outer edge which has terra-cotta coping and winged lions as finials to lower edges and summit. To either side of these central gabled bays are 1/4 octagonal bays with two-light windows to the ground floor and 3-light windows above, all with ogee heads to each light. Slightly recessed wings to extreme right and left with basket arched double doorways nearest the centre and 4-light windows with mullions and moulded surrounds to far left and right. C20 dormer windows above. Rear: extensive single storey wing to centre having 3-light windows with moulded terra-cotta surrounds and alternately gabled.

Listing NGR: SJ6469066365


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Legacy System number: 57386

Legacy System: LBS

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