OLD SCHOOL AND SCHOOL HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1362592
Date first listed:
04-Dec-1985
Statutory Address:
OLD SCHOOL AND SCHOOL HOUSE, MAIN STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
OLD SCHOOL AND SCHOOL HOUSE, MAIN STREET

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

County:
Lancashire
District:
Lancaster (District Authority)
Parish:
Whittington
National Grid Reference:
SD 60104 76114

Details

WHITTINGTON MAIN STREET (west side) SD 67 NW

2/228 Old school and School House

GV II

Former school and school house, 1875, probably by Paley and Austin. Snecked limestone rubble with sandstone dressings and slate roof. Former school, to the right, of one storey with attic. Windows mullioned and transomed, with round heads to the upper lights. At the left is a gabled projecting wing with 2 6-light windows which have a panel of blank tracery between. Under the apex of the gable, which has some applied timber decoration and shaped bargeboards, is a 2-light mullioned window. The main part of the facade has windows of 6, 4, and 6 lights. At the right is a doorway with moulded surround and shaped lintel inscribed: '18 AG 75'. The roof at this side is hipped with a gablet. Chimney to right of gabled wing. On the ridge of the wing is a cupola, originally having a bell, which has a slated cap with ball finial. The house, formerly the schoolmaster's, has an upper storey with plaster and applied timber framing, and has a hipped roof. At the left is one bay projecting forwards. On the ground floor it has a 3-light mullioned window. Above is a timber oriel carried upwards as a gabled dormer. To the right is a slated verandah which has a stone canted bay window under it, with 3 mullioned lights at the front. On the 1st floor is a timber window of 5 lights. To the left of the bay window is a door with moulded surround. Chimney on ridge of projecting bay and to right. At the right is a lower one-bay link with the school, which has a 3-light timber window on the 1st floor-and a moulded doorway below.

Listing NGR: SD6010476114

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
182528
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 11 Jun 2006
Reference: IOE01/15552/29
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