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Old School House

A Grade II Listed Building in North Walney, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.106 / 54°6'21"N

Longitude: -3.2466 / 3°14'47"W

OS Eastings: 318592

OS Northings: 468510

OS Grid: SD185685

Mapcode National: GBR 5NRY.XV

Mapcode Global: WH72P.3282

Entry Name: Old School House

Listing Date: 6 September 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1218677

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388558

Location: Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA14

County: Cumbria

District: Barrow-in-Furness

Town: Barrow-in-Furness

Electoral Ward/Division: Walney South

Built-Up Area: North Walney

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: St Mary the Virgin, Walney Island

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


SD16NE PROMENADE, Walney Island
708-1/5/277 (West side)
06/09/73 Old Schoolhouse


School now house. Dated 1856. Limestone rubble with red
sandstone dressings. slate roof. T-shaped plan with lean-tos
in the angles; Gothic Revival style. Single storey. Front
gable has large quoins and triple lancets in bonded ashlar
surrounds, each light with latticed iron casement and
shouldered head. Above the windows a ribbon reads 'FEAR GOD
AND HEED HIS COMMANDMENTS' and above that a quatrefoil plaque
under hoodmould states '1856/ IN MEMORY OF/ - - - MICHAELSON
ESQ/ OF THE ISLE OF BARROW'. Shaped kneelers, ashlar gable
copings and apex finial. Lean tos set back on each side have
single-light windows and ashlar copings. Quoined square-headed
doorway into left return of left lean-to. Both returns of main
building have gabled elevations as front except for slits in
place of the front gable ornament.

Listing NGR: SD1859268510

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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