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School Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Bradwall, Cheshire East

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1718 / 53°10'18"N

Longitude: -2.3672 / 2°22'1"W

OS Eastings: 375553

OS Northings: 363911

OS Grid: SJ755639

Mapcode National: GBR 00T.2CV

Mapcode Global: WH99T.LJZT

Entry Name: School Cottages

Listing Date: 5 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138826

English Heritage Legacy ID: 56333

Location: Bradwall, Cheshire East, CW11

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Bradwall

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Elworth St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

BRADWALL C.P. WALNUT TREE LANE
SJ 76 SE
(North side)
7/3 School Cottages

II

Reformatory school and farm, now cottages, 1855 (datestone). Brown
brick with dark clay tile roof to front and grey slate to rear. 2
storeys; 3 windows to front, symmetrical. Camber-arched entry, ovolo
front gable, converted to doorway with 2-light small-pane window
above. One 3-light small-pane casement to each storey to each side of
doorway. The building surrounds a rectangular courtyard; the rear
wing has 3 camber-arched openings to courtyard; the front, left and
right ranges are converted to cottages; cast-iron lattice casements in
left side of courtyard. 2 ridge chimneys each to front, left and
right wings.
Interior: Not fully inspected; no features of special interest were
observed.
Founded by G W Latham 1855, with subscriptions from neighbouring
landowners, the school cost £255. There were 40 acres of farmland.
Superintendent and 4 masters; 60 boys, who were taught farmwork, but
with 3 hours schoolwork per day plus household duties. White's
Directory of Cheshire 1860.


Listing NGR: SJ7555363911

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