FORMER COUNTY GRAMMAR SCHOOL WITH BOUNDARY RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1388043
Date first listed:
19-Oct-1998
Statutory Address:
FORMER COUNTY GRAMMAR SCHOOL WITH BOUNDARY RAILINGS, GREAT MOOR STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
FORMER COUNTY GRAMMAR SCHOOL WITH BOUNDARY RAILINGS, GREAT MOOR STREET

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

District:
Bolton (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SD 71849 08973

Details

BOLTON

SD70NW GREAT MOOR STREET 797-1/4/96 (South side) 19/10/98 Former County Grammar School with boundary railings

GV II

County Grammar School, now part of Bolton Metropolitan College. 1897. Brick with terracotta dressings and slate roof. EXTERIOR AND PLAN: 3 storey, plan comprises 3 parallel ranges with 9-window range facing street with advanced outer bays and doorway in porch to left of centre. Segmental pediment to porch with arched doorway with decorated spandrels and round arched overlights above. Lettering in mosaic above the windows. Mullioned and transomed windows to ground floor, and similar windows above, with a tripartite window to left of central bay, and an oriel window to the right of the entrance. Pierced parapet between the gables. Central pedimented gable with Palladian window in second storey, and cupola on roof to rear of gable. Outer gables have paired 3-light mullioned windows and palladian window in upper storey. INTERIOR: not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: cast-iron railings and gates with banded gate piers to each side of the building, denoting the original boys and girls entrances in return elevations. (Bolton and District Civic Trust: Buildings of Bolton: Bolton: 1983-).







Listing NGR: SD7184908973

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
476041
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Buildings of Bolton, (1983)

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: 18 Jun 2002
Reference: IOE01/06421/05
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ian Pringle. Source Historic England Archive
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