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Roman Catholic School

A Grade II Listed Building in Broughton, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.8013 / 53°48'4"N

Longitude: -2.6793 / 2°40'45"W

OS Eastings: 355354

OS Northings: 434102

OS Grid: SD553341

Mapcode National: GBR 9SQH.Q2

Mapcode Global: WH85F.TQ96

Plus Code: 9C5VR82C+G7

Entry Name: Roman Catholic School

Listing Date: 13 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1164264

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185869

Location: Broughton, Preston, Lancashire, PR2

County: Lancashire

District: Preston

Civil Parish: Broughton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Broughton St John The Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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School, now parish centre and nursery school. Dated 1836 on parapet. Dressed
sandstone in watershot coursing, slate roofs. H-plan. Symmetrical: a 3-bay
2-storey house with single-storey crosswings (the original schoolrooms). In
simple classical style, with plinth, bands, moulded cornice, low parapet, and
gable end stacks, the wings with corner pilaster strips and pedimented gables;
central doorway to house (now mostly blocked) has a moulded architrave and
cornice; the 2 windows at ground floor and the single window in each wing are
set in recesses rising from the plinth, and all windows are vertical
rectangular with altered glazing. The centre of the pediment to the house is
lettered MDCCCXXXVI, and the pediments of the wings contain stone tablets
lettered respectively GIRLS and BOYS. Both wings are 3 bays in length, and
the left wing has a short flat-roofed extension to the full length of the
return wall.

Listing NGR: SD5535434102

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