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Charnock Richard (Church of England) School number 1 and Railings in Front

A Grade II Listed Building in Charnock Richard, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.636 / 53°38'9"N

Longitude: -2.674 / 2°40'26"W

OS Eastings: 355531

OS Northings: 415712

OS Grid: SD555157

Mapcode National: GBR 9VRD.W9

Mapcode Global: WH866.WVVX

Entry Name: Charnock Richard (Church of England) School number 1 and Railings in Front

Listing Date: 26 November 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072627

English Heritage Legacy ID: 357533

Location: Charnock Richard, Chorley, Lancashire, PR7

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

Civil Parish: Charnock Richard

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Charnock Richard Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


5/18 Charnock Richard (C of E) School


Includes No.1 Charter Lane and railings in front.
School and attached master's house, dated 1858. Sandstone rubble roofs
of hexagonal slates; 3 ridge-chimneys, 2 part-corbelled side wall chimneys,
one gable chimney at rear. T-shaped plan modified by slightly later
addition of hall in angle at rear. All in Gothic style, with steeply-pitched
roofs. School is rectangular, single storey, 4 bays long and has in both
gables a large arched 3-light window with reticulated tracery; the east gable
is continued to form a bellcote; 4 rectangular windows in side wall. At west
end is a square privy house entirely in keeping and steeply gabled. At right
angles to school is a range composed of porch and the master's house which
is 2 bays (stepped back) and 2 storeys; this has in the centre a steeply
gabled porch in style matching the school, and 2 rectangular windows on
each floor, all with splayed reveals and stone mullions, those at ground
floor being much taller (that on the left has 3 lights, others 2 lights).
Included in the item are iron railings in front of house, which have fleur-de-lys
heads. The item matches in style Christ Church (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SD5553115712

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

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