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Old School House

A Grade II Listed Building in Tunstall, Lancashire

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Latitude: 54.158 / 54°9'28"N

Longitude: -2.5972 / 2°35'50"W

OS Eastings: 361096

OS Northings: 473740

OS Grid: SD610737

Mapcode National: GBR BN9C.H7

Mapcode Global: WH94W.2RH8

Plus Code: 9C6V5C53+54

Entry Name: Old School House

Listing Date: 4 October 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1071643

English Heritage Legacy ID: 182483

Location: Tunstall, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA6

County: Lancashire

District: Lancaster

Civil Parish: Tunstall

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Tunstall St John the Baptist and Melling St Wilfred and Leck St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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5/183 Old School House

House, formerly school, 1753. Sandstone rubble with slate roof. 2 storeys,
2 bays. Windows have stone surrounds with a slight chamfer. The door,
between bays, has a surround whose cyma moulding forms an ogee shape on
the lintel. Above is a plaque framed by pilasters and a cornice, supported
on brackets. It is inscribed: 'Johanni Farrer geno. et Johanni Fenwick
armigero qui ut adolescentia virtutis decus et literarum lumen accederent
huic scholae benefecerunt Hoc saxum Honoris et gratitudinis ergo Lubenter
poni curavit Parochia de Tunstall 1753.' Gable chimneys. At the right is a
lower addition whose front wall is blank except for a window with glazing
bars and plain reveals, set within a blocked doorway. Its lintel is a
re-used Medieval grave slab, incised with a sword and a cross within a

Listing NGR: SD6109673740

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