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Fairfield High School for Girls, East Block Only

A Grade II Listed Building in Droylsden, Tameside

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Coordinates

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

DROYLSDEN FAIRFIELD SQUARE
SJ 99 NW

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

G.V. II

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
replaced.


Listing NGR: SJ9010097614

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