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Fairfield High School for Girls, East Block Only

A Grade II Listed Building in Droylsden, Tameside

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Latitude: 53.4752 / 53°28'30"N

Longitude: -2.1506 / 2°9'2"W

OS Eastings: 390100

OS Northings: 397614

OS Grid: SJ901976

Mapcode National: GBR FXF7.6Z

Mapcode Global: WHB9H.YX27

Entry Name: Fairfield High School for Girls, East Block Only

Listing Date: 14 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067586

English Heritage Legacy ID: 438582

Location: Tameside, M43

County: Tameside

Electoral Ward/Division: Droylsden East

Built-Up Area: Droylsden

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Droylsden St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SJ 99 NW

4/87 Fairfield High
School for girls,
East block only


School, built as a boys boarding school. "AD 1871" on door
surround. Flemish bond brick with slate roof and ashlar
dressings. Total of 7 bays and 3 storeys with entrance porch
against right gable-end. Projecting stone plinth, bracketed
eaves gutter, coped gables with kneelers. Bays 1 and 2, 5
and 7 are slightly advanced. The door in bay 5 has a
fanlight, enriched spandrels, a cornice and a blocking
course. Smaller arched door in bay 2. Windows are single or
paired 4-pane sashes with stone lintels and sills. Included
for group value. The form and massing of the building make
clear reference to the Moravian Bretheren's House which it

Listing NGR: SJ9010097614

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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