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PARK ROAD SCHOOL AND ATTACHED BOUNDARY WALLS AND GATES

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: PARK ROAD SCHOOL AND ATTACHED BOUNDARY WALLS AND GATES

List entry Number: 1254003

Location

PARK ROAD SCHOOL AND ATTACHED BOUNDARY WALLS AND GATES, BRADFORD ROAD
PARK ROAD SCHOOL AND ATTACHED BOUNDARY WALLS AND GATES, PARK ROAD

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

County:

District: Kirklees

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 01-Mar-1993

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 341115

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SE 22 SW BATLEY PARK ROAD

(east side) 99-/4/10015 Park Road School and attached boundary walls and gates II

School and attached school masters house. 1876 with late C20 alterations. Coursed, rock-faced stone with ashlar dressings and steeply pitched roofs with coped gables, kneelers and finials. 4 reduced stacks. Chamfered plinth and quoins. Gothic Revival style. L-plan. 2 storey. South Bradford Road facade, 11 windows arranged 1:1:4:3:2. Off-centre, projecting, 2 storey gabled porch with pointed entrance arch with inner double doors and fanlight, above a datestone and a single round headed window. To the left a gable with 3 casements and above a large pointed arch window with wheel tracery. To the right a projecting 4 window wing with 4 round headed casements and 4 casements above, between a panel inscribed "GIRLS AND INFANT SCHOOL". To right again 3 windows with a single and 2 paired casements to each floor. Beyond a projecting gabled wing with a C20 lean-to addition on the ground floor and above 2 large windows in pointed surrounds each with 3 graduated lancets. West, Park Road facade, 14 windows on sloping site. To the right a 9 window wing with a doorway in the 8th bay, with overlight and moulded ashlar hood, all the windows are 2-light mullion casements. To the left a projecting porch with a pointed arch doorway, now a window, and above a panel inscribed "BOYS". To the left a gable with a 3-light mullion casement and pointed relieving arch. Then set back a pointed archway linking the school to the former school masters house beyond. To the left a pointed entrance arch with inner door and overlight. Beyond a further gabled wing with a 3-light mullion window and above a similar 2-light window. Attached boundary wall and gates. Boundary wall topped with piers and ornate iron railings, partly replaced. The wall stretches along Bradford Road and curves around the corner and up Park Road. The Park Road section is stepped with 2 gateways with square chamfered piers and pyramidal caps, plus a third gateway with scroll caps and original cast iron gate.

Listing NGR: SE2455224387

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National Grid Reference: SE 24552 24387

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