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The Old Schoolhouse

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

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Latitude: 53.2939 / 53°17'37"N

Longitude: -2.504 / 2°30'14"W

OS Eastings: 366499

OS Northings: 377554

OS Grid: SJ664775

Mapcode National: GBR BZYB.PY

Mapcode Global: WH995.HGTP

Plus Code: 9C5V7FVW+H9

Entry Name: The Old Schoolhouse

Listing Date: 30 June 1958

Last Amended: 27 August 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1139127

English Heritage Legacy ID: 57563

ID on this website: 101139127

Location: Great Budworth, Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire, CW9

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Great Budworth

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Great Budworth St Mary and All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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South Side

6/97 The Old Schoolhouse
(formerly listed as The
30/6/58 Old School)


School, now craft shop and meeting room, 1600 for Sir John Deane.
Irregular bond small brown brick with red sandstone dressings;
stone-slate roof; oak-framed end-gables. 2 storeys, I room;
rectangular. Sandstone plinth; flush quoins to corners and door
jambs. lower storey has two 4-light windows to front and back, two
5-light windows to upper storey at front; a 5-light window to lower
storey in each gable-end and to upper storey in right gable-end. All
windows are leaded and have bevelled lintels and jambs with a
rectangular groove, flush steeply weathered cills, and recessed
bevelled mullions. Oak cross-boarded door. Lateral chimney of 1 flue
at rear.
Interior: Inserted boarded partition divides stair from shop; 2 ovolo
beams, 1 stopped; oak stair of 1 flight with winders at top has plain
newel, large moulded rail and 1 heavy vase baluster per step; 2
internal trusses of oak with kingposts and separated raking ties and
mortices for attic floor, removed; oak purlins with curved windbraces;
balustrade to landing; floor replaced in softwood.

Listing NGR: SJ6649877574

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