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Thomlinson Junior School

A Grade II Listed Building in Wigton, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.8227 / 54°49'21"N

Longitude: -3.1603 / 3°9'36"W

OS Eastings: 325550

OS Northings: 548151

OS Grid: NY255481

Mapcode National: GBR 6DCP.M0

Mapcode Global: WH6Z7.F1BQ

Plus Code: 9C6RRRFQ+3V

Entry Name: Thomlinson Junior School

Listing Date: 19 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1212899

English Heritage Legacy ID: 72027

Location: Wigton, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA7

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Wigton

Built-Up Area: Wigton

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Wigton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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(West side) Wigton
Thomlinson Junior

House called The Flosh, then Westmorland House, now school. Late C18 with
extensive 1800-1807 alterations for and by John Westmorland and 1898 school
extensions by Oliver and Dodgson (weathered inscription and date 1730 come from
the earlier school on Market Hill). Flemish bond brickwork with V-jointed
quoins on chamfered plinth. Graduated greenslate roof with ashlar chimney
stacks. Original house: 2 storeys, 5 bays with 3-bay extension to right under
common roof. T-shaped school extension to extreme right is of red brick, 3
storeys. C20 door in prostyle Doric porch with triglyph and metope frieze under
dentilled cornice. Sash windows with glazing bars in stone surrounds.
Tripartite window over entrance has been partly blocked. Extension has similar
sash windows with flanking ground-floor lancets. School extension has C20 door
in angle porch on single Ionic column. Casement windows in alternate block
surrounds with keyed entablature. Hall has flat stone-mullioned windows with
similar windows above, in round-headed surround under battlemented gable. See
William Carrick, History of Wigton, 1949, pp263-4. Rear extensions are of no

Listing NGR: NY2583848046

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