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Woodtop Primary School, with Forecourt Walls, Piers, Railings and Overthrow

A Grade II Listed Building in Burnley, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7872 / 53°47'14"N

Longitude: -2.2667 / 2°15'59"W

OS Eastings: 382528

OS Northings: 432355

OS Grid: SD825323

Mapcode National: GBR DSMN.23

Mapcode Global: WHB83.42XG

Plus Code: 9C5VQPPM+V8

Entry Name: Woodtop Primary School, with Forecourt Walls, Piers, Railings and Overthrow

Listing Date: 29 September 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1022606

English Heritage Legacy ID: 466976

Location: Trinity, Burnley, Lancashire, BB11

County: Lancashire

Electoral Ward/Division: Trinity

Built-Up Area: Burnley

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Burnley (Habergham Eaves) St Matthew the Apostle

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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906-1/3/2 (North side)
29/09/77 Woodtop Primary School, with
forecourt walls, piers, railings &


Church of England school, with forecourt walls and gateway.
1873; altered. Snecked sandstone rubble, slate roofs with
pierced crested ridge tiles (damaged). Gothic style, with
steeply-pitched roofs. H-plan plus rear wing.
EXTERIOR: single storey, 1:3:1 windows. The main range has a
gabled porch in the angle to the right, with a 2-centred
arched doorway in a segmental-pointed chamfered surround with
hood-mould, and a banner over this with raised lettering
"INFANTS"; three 2-light windows with cusped lights; and a
skylight in the front slope of the roof. The re-entrant of the
left wing has a 2-centred arched doorway with a recessed door
and a hood-mould with deep returned ends and carved stops; the
gables of both wings have large 2-centred arched windows, that
to the left of 4 arched lights with circular and multifoil
tracery and that to the right of 3 cusped lights with 3
quatrefoils in the head. The 3-window right-hand return wall
of this wing has a gabled centre with a 2-centred arched
2-light window, other windows like those in the main range,
and a chimney at the rear gable.
Rear in similar but simpler style.
INTERIOR not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: forecourt enclosed by a low wall of
sandstone rubble with chamfered coping, carrying bar railings
with dog-bars, and a pair of square gate piers opposite the
porch with cast-iron gates and an elliptical overthrow which
has a square lamp holder at the apex.

Listing NGR: SD8252832355

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