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Margaret Barclay School for Physically Handicapped Children

A Grade II Listed Building in Mobberley, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.3144 / 53°18'51"N

Longitude: -2.3042 / 2°18'15"W

OS Eastings: 379827

OS Northings: 379762

OS Grid: SJ798797

Mapcode National: GBR DZB3.YL

Mapcode Global: WH992.KYYH

Plus Code: 9C5V8M7W+Q8

Entry Name: Margaret Barclay School for Physically Handicapped Children

Listing Date: 20 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1139558

English Heritage Legacy ID: 58425

ID on this website: 101139558

Location: Knolls Green, Cheshire East, Cheshire, WA16

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Mobberley

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Mobberley St Wilfrid

Church of England Diocese: Chester

Tagged with: Architectural structure House Residential care

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6/50 Margaret Barclay School
for Physically
Handicapped Children


Formerly Mobberley Hall. 1848 and later. By Leonard C Howitt. Ashlar,
slate roof. 3 storey, villa plan. Entrance front: symmetrical with
central square porch with gothic arch and carved leaves to spandrels
dying to angled bay to first floor with mullioned windows.
Achievement of arms above with ball finial. 3-light mullioned square
bay windows to brick floors at either side with gables above. Rear
facade has 4-storey octagonal turret to centre with a 3-storey range
to the north with 3 mullioned casements each to ground and first
floors Mansard roof to attic with hipped dormer windows. Wing at far
left c1820 with semi circular 2-storey bow with C20 louvres to ground
floor. Range to right of centre of 2 storeys, angled bay to ground
floor with 2 2-light mullioned casements to first floor. Gabled
slightly-projecting wing at right with inserted C20 doors to ground
floor and oriel window above with carved coving underneath of diamond
shaped panels containing foliage. Single-light blocked casement above
in gable. C20 boiler' house to left of octagonal stair turret. Large
C20 wing to south of house to accommodate school not included in item.
Interior: Staircase hall with arcades to ground floor, landing of 3
gothic arches supported on pairs of red and green marble columns with
carved capitals of birds and natural foliage. Ribbed newel posts to
staircase with alternating spiral and plain balusters. Octagonal
skylight over staircase well.

Listing NGR: SJ7982779762

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