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St Marys Church of England School

A Grade II* Listed Building in Eccleston, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.1575 / 53°9'26"N

Longitude: -2.8821 / 2°52'55"W

OS Eastings: 341114

OS Northings: 362626

OS Grid: SJ411626

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.52DK

Mapcode Global: WH88F.PWSS

Entry Name: St Marys Church of England School

Listing Date: 2 November 1983

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138415

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55315

Location: Eccleston, Cheshire West and Chester, CH4

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Eaton and Eccleston

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Eccleston St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 4162

(West side)

St Marys Church of England School



School, 1878, by John Douglas for 1st Duke of Westminster. 'T'
shaped, Tudor style, in buttressed squared snecked red sandstone with
red tile roof. Attached leg-to-leg to 'T' shaped former
schoolmaster's house (q.v.). Octagonal steepled stone belfry turret.
Stone-coped gables with shaped finials. Stone chimney with 2 attached
octagonal flues. Louvred dormer ventilator in roof of school hall.
Mullioned windows, some arched; individual lights to straight-headed
windows are also arched; patterned leaded glazing. Niche in front
gable carries crowned figure teaching a child, in stone. 2 entrance
doorways with shaped boarded doors on ornate wrought iron hinges, in
arched stone openings. A modern flat-roofed brick extension at back
is not prominent.
Interior: Not inspected.
School and former schoolmaster's house make a distinguished
picturesque group; the massing and detailing of each element (quite
small in scale) impart a friendly, informal character unusual in
Victorian schools. (See Pevsner and Hubbard).

Listing NGR: SJ 41114 62626

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