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Rhodes Schools

A Grade II Listed Building in Rhodes, Rochdale

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Latitude: 53.546 / 53°32'45"N

Longitude: -2.2237 / 2°13'25"W

OS Eastings: 385272

OS Northings: 405512

OS Grid: SD852055

Mapcode National: GBR DWXF.CK

Mapcode Global: WHB98.T48C

Entry Name: Rhodes Schools

Listing Date: 19 September 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068501

English Heritage Legacy ID: 213445

Location: Rochdale, M24

County: Rochdale

Electoral Ward/Division: South Middleton

Built-Up Area: Rhodes

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Rhodes and Parkfield

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SD 80 NE
(west side)
19/9/69 Rhodes Schools
- II
School. 1884 with later additions. By Edgar Wood. Brick with
slate roof. 20 bays and 2 storeys with a hall at first floor
level raised above an arcaded undercroft, 4-bay additions to
left and right, and boys' and girls' porches at the rear
which enter at first floor level. Symmetrical elevation with
8 round-arched openings on the lower level (3 now windows).
First floor dogtooth band and casement windows to second
floor with segmental brick arches and stone sills. Each 4
end bays are advanced and gabled and the additions are also
gabled and employ similar details. A stone reads "Rhodes
Schools built in affectionate remembrance of Salis Arthur
Schwabe by his mother and brothers". Steeply pitched roof
with crested ridge tile and ridge chimney stacks. A central
bellcote no longer exists. 4 large gabled dormer windows to
rear. Large roof trusses with king posts and braced tie

Listing NGR: SD8527205512

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