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Saint Martin's School the Old School House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashton upon Mersey, Trafford

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Latitude: 53.4287 / 53°25'43"N

Longitude: -2.3415 / 2°20'29"W

OS Eastings: 377402

OS Northings: 392492

OS Grid: SJ774924

Mapcode National: GBR DX2S.VM

Mapcode Global: WH98P.028S

Entry Name: Saint Martin's School the Old School House

Listing Date: 12 May 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101478

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212924

Location: Trafford, M33

County: Trafford

Electoral Ward/Division: Ashton upon Mersey

Built-Up Area: Sale

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Ashton-upon-Mersey St Martin

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

(west side)

3/165 Saint Martin's
School and The
Old School
12.5.76 House


School and schoolmaster's house. Dated 1874, tower 1877. W.
Brakspear for Sir William Cunliffe Brooks. Free Gothic style.
Header bond brick, stone dressings and slate roofs. T-shaped
single-storey school (of 7 x 4 bays) with corner clock tower
and adjoining house of 2 storeys. The school has projecting
plinth, sill band, decorative applied timber eaves band,
steeply pitched roof, coped gables with kneelers, and
triangular roof vents. Each bay has a 2-light stone dressed
mullion window with heavy transom. The clock tower forms an
important street feature with it's commemorative stone plaque,
stone quoins and bands, open belfry, pyramidal roof and
weather vane. The 3-bay schoolmaster's house is attached by
an elaborate arched entrance with foundation stone above and
has similar details except for the cusped window heads,
picturesque porch and dormer window, polychromatic relieving
arches and crested ridge tiles.

Listing NGR: SJ7740292492

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