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Plumbland Church of England School

A Grade II Listed Building in Plumbland, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.7386 / 54°44'19"N

Longitude: -3.3288 / 3°19'43"W

OS Eastings: 314542

OS Northings: 538995

OS Grid: NY145389

Mapcode National: GBR 5F6N.33

Mapcode Global: WH6ZJ.V503

Plus Code: 9C6RPMQC+FF

Entry Name: Plumbland Church of England School

Listing Date: 13 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1217062

English Heritage Legacy ID: 411794

Location: Plumbland, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA7

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Plumbland

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Binsey Team

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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12/85 Plumbland Church of
England School


Grammar School now village school. 1799 with C19 extensions. Cement rendered
walls, with red sandstone angle pilasters, under graduated greenslate roof with
coped gables and kneelers; brick chimney stacks. Single storey, roughly
cross-shaped with 3-storey clock-tower porch. Plank door in red sandstone
surround in side wall of tower. Louvred vent openings and clock faces with
Roman numerals on 2 sides; angle finials. Casement windows, some double, all in
red sandstone surrounds. Greek inscription on north gable roundel and west open
stone bellcote. Parson & White's Directory 1829; p.348 states,"the school was
built in 1799 and contains two rooms, each 42 feet by 24; one of them being for
the classics and the other for English, writing, arithmetic, etc. It is open to
all boys and girls living in the parish free of expense, subject to several

Listing NGR: NY1454238995

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