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Old School Building school House

A Grade II Listed Building in Lower Holker, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.1841 / 54°11'2"N

Longitude: -2.9806 / 2°58'50"W

OS Eastings: 336099

OS Northings: 476920

OS Grid: SD360769

Mapcode National: GBR 7NM1.HW

Mapcode Global: WH83K.53X8

Plus Code: 9C6V52M9+JP

Entry Name: Old School Building school House

Listing Date: 25 March 1970

Last Amended: 15 February 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087138

English Heritage Legacy ID: 77037

Location: Lower Holker, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA11

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Lower Holker

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Flookburgh St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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SD 3676
(East side) Holker
School House and Old
25.3.70 School Building
(formerly listed as
Holker Schoolhouse)
School, now community hall, and house. After 1849. Possibly by George
Webster. Dressed limestone with sandstone ashlar dressings and slate roof.
School of one storey and 4 bays, the 1st bay projects under gable, 3rd bay
breaks forward under gable. House of 2 storeys to left return. Rock-faced
stone base and quoins. School has sill course. 1st bay has 5-light double-
chamfered-mullioned window, the central 3 lights higher with transom, and label;
upper triangular-headed light. 3rd bay has 3-light window similar to that to
1st bay. 2 windows to 2nd bay, that to left is small, over porch, that to right
is tall, cutting sill course, both with chamfered reveals and C20 casements.
4th bay has 2 tall windows cutting sill course with C20 casements. Large C20
re-entrant hipped porch. Cross-axial stack with octagonal shafts. Right return
has window as 1st bay of front. House has single bay to front with hipped roof
and gablet to 1st floor window with plain bargeboards. Windows have label
moulds to lintels and 2-light casements with iron glazing bars, in octagon and
square pattern common to the Holker estate, one light to ground floor window now
has plate glass. Left return of 3 bays, the 1st bay part of school, 2nd bay
projects under gable, 3rd bay has C20 lean-to porch. Windows mostly as to
front; 1st bay has large 4-light casement with transom and plain glazing with
gabled dormer to 1st floor; 3rd bay has gablet to 1st floor window. C20 lean-to
porch to 1st bay. Cross-axial stack and valley stack as above. Rear has gabled
bay with 5-light window as to front; truncated lateral stack and lean-to

Listing NGR: SD3609976920

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