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Sound County Primary School

A Grade II Listed Building in Sound, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.0302 / 53°1'48"N

Longitude: -2.555 / 2°33'18"W

OS Eastings: 362875

OS Northings: 348249

OS Grid: SJ628482

Mapcode National: GBR 7R.F3X3

Mapcode Global: WH9BH.Q3J8

Entry Name: Sound County Primary School

Listing Date: 20 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135910

English Heritage Legacy ID: 56911

Location: Sound, Cheshire East, CW5

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Sound

Built-Up Area: Aston

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Wrenbury St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


6/41 Sound County Primary


Village school and schoolmaster's house, 1876 (school records) with
later alterations. Red and blue bricks with blue tile roof. 3-bay
single storey, 1-bay 2-storey, linked gabled schoolmaster's house.
Projecting plinth with blue-brick weathered top course. School
entrance has boarded door with strap hinges and shouldered lintel with
small rectangular light above, under a lean-to roof. The flanking
porch walls have blue brick offsets. Stepped, 3-light mullion and
transome windows, with metal lights and Gothic heads in gabled half
dormers with terra-cotta finials. Weathered sill band. Bell-turret,
astride ridge, has base clad in small slates, a steep pyramid roof of
cedar shingles and weather vane. Diagonally set square mid-slope
stack over front entrance. The Headmaster's House has ovolo moulded
terra-cotta mullion windows with metal casements, a blue-brick
weathered first floor band and a stepped gable feature below the
verge. Unperforated crested ridge tiles.
Interior: The school is mainly modernised but there are arch braced
roof trusses.

Listing NGR: SJ6287548249

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

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