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29 and 31, School Lane

A Grade II Listed Building in Up Holland, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5409 / 53°32'27"N

Longitude: -2.72 / 2°43'11"W

OS Eastings: 352385

OS Northings: 405154

OS Grid: SD523051

Mapcode National: GBR 9WFH.YF

Mapcode Global: WH86S.681B

Plus Code: 9C5VG7RJ+82

Entry Name: 29 and 31, School Lane

Listing Date: 25 June 1973

Last Amended: 11 August 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1220223

English Heritage Legacy ID: 389066

Location: Up Holland, West Lancashire, Lancashire, WN8

County: Lancashire

Civil Parish: Up Holland

Built-Up Area: Wigan

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Up Holland St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Description


UP HOLLAND

SD5205 SCHOOL LANE
783-1/7/75 (South side)
25/06/73 Nos.29 AND 31
(Formerly Listed as:
SKELMERSDALE AND HOLLAND
SCHOOL LANE, Upholland Village
Nos.25-31 (Odd))

GV II

Two cottages, probably formerly one dwelling. Probably earlier
C17, altered in C18 and subsequently. No.29 of brick painted
white, with composition tile roof; No.31 of coursed sandstone
rubble with quoins, the front rendered and the side painted,
and stone slate roof with brick chimneys.
L-plan: No.29 parallel to the street with No.31 forming a
small 2-bay crosswing to the right (with porch added to side
of rear bay). 2 low storeys, 2+1 windows. No.29 has a plain
doorway to the right with a thin lintel, 2 vertical
rectangular windows at ground floor with raised sills and
rectangular lintels and 2 low square windows under the eaves,
all these with altered glazing.
No.31 has a gabled one-window facade with a central doorway
which has a door of 6 fielded panels, flanked by vertical
rectangular windows with cross-window casements, and at 1st
floor a larger square transomed 6-light window with a sliding
sash opening in the centre. The right-hand return wall has a
small C19 brick lean-to scullery-cum-porch with doorway in the
rear wall.
The rear gable bulges and has a large stone buttress in the
centre, flanked by a 9-pane window to the left and a 6-pane
window to the right (both these old, with small panes, and
that to the left very noticeably warped by the bending of the
wall).
INTERIOR: No.31 has a timber-framed lateral partition (framing
and infill concealed), and 2 large chamfered lateral beams in
each room; and large chamfered purlins at 1st floor. No.29
interior not inspected.


Listing NGR: SD5238505150

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