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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: 1147304



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

County: Lancashire

District: Ribble Valley

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Chipping

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Dec-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 22-Nov-1983

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 182979

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4/92 No. 27 (John Brabin's Old School) 29.12.52 (formerly listed as John Brabin's Old School) GV II

Former school, 1684, altered. Sandstone rubble with slate roof. 2 storeys, the upper one now being very tall. 3 bays with central single-storey porch, continuous drip course which returns along right-hand gable wall, and cavetto-moulded eaves cornice. On the ground floor are 2 3-light double- chamfered mullioned windows, the inner chamfer being hollow. The 1st floor windows have chamfered plain stone surrounds. The porch has an ashlar front, saddle-backed coping with 3 ball finials, a studded plank door and a badly worn moulded door surround with shaped lintel and moulded hood. Re-cut on the lintel are: 'CP RP 1684 JH RM'. Above is a re-cut plaque with moulded border 'THIS SCHOOL FOUNDED BY JOHN BRABBIN GENTLEMAN DOCE DISCE VEL DISCEDE'. The left-hand gable has a plain stone door surround with 'GIRLS' on the lintel. The right-hand gable has a 3-light double-chamfered mullioned window on the ground floor. At the rear (north-west) are extensions with an M-roof. The wall facing the river is of 2 storeys and 3 bays, the windows having plain stone surrounds. The wall facing the road has 4 narrow doorways with slightly chamfered surrounds, now blocked to form windows. The right-hand one has '1771' incised on the lintel. Above are lst and 2nd floor windows with plain stone surrounds, and a cavetto cornice.

Listing NGR: SD6230843228

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National Grid Reference: SD 62308 43228


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