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Stone-built portico of St Georges School

A Grade II Listed Building in Tyldesley, Wigan

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5135 / 53°30'48"N

Longitude: -2.4707 / 2°28'14"W

OS Eastings: 368885

OS Northings: 401967

OS Grid: SD688019

Mapcode National: GBR CW5T.X7

Mapcode Global: WH981.0YSD

Plus Code: 9C5VGG7H+9P

Entry Name: Stone-built portico of St Georges School

Listing Date: 27 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068449

English Heritage Legacy ID: 213527

Location: Wigan, M29

County: Wigan

Electoral Ward/Division: Tyldesley

Built-Up Area: Tyldesley

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Tyldesley St George

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Description

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 05/12/2019

SD 60 SE
2/58

TYLDESLEY
SCHOOL STREET (east side)
Stone-built portico of St Georges School

GV
II

School. 1829, altered 1858. Dressed stone with slate roof. Plain symmetrical seven-bay two-storey plan with two bays extended to right later in the century. Gothick. Doors in bays one and seven (latter blocked) below pointed arches. Otherwise each bay on each floor has a Y-tracery window. The two-bay addition is in a similar style. A central plaque records: “TYLDESLEY CHURCH SCHOOLS/ MDCCCXXIX/ REBUILT AND ENLARGED/ MDCCCLVIII”. Projecting plinth, coved cornice and hipped roof behind a blocking course. Similar elevation to rear (but without tracery to windows) partly obscured by later brick extensions and a flying corridor at first floor level.

Listing NGR: SD6888501967

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