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Alexander House and Railings bethesda School Rooms

A Grade II Listed Building in Stoke-on-Trent, Stoke-on-Trent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0228 / 53°1'22"N

Longitude: -2.1765 / 2°10'35"W

OS Eastings: 388256

OS Northings: 347293

OS Grid: SJ882472

Mapcode National: GBR MLB.DX

Mapcode Global: WHBCT.J8SZ

Plus Code: 9C5V2RFF+49

Entry Name: Alexander House and Railings bethesda School Rooms

Listing Date: 1 October 1986

Last Amended: 15 March 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1291136

English Heritage Legacy ID: 384367

Location: Etruria and Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, ST1

County: Stoke-on-Trent

Electoral Ward/Division: Etruria and Hanley

Built-Up Area: Stoke-on-Trent

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Hanley St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Description


STOKE ON TRENT

SJ8847 BETHESDA STREET, Hanley
613-1/8/48 (East side)
01/10/86 Bethesda School Rooms, Alexander
House and Railings
(Formerly Listed as:
BETHESDA STREET, Hanley
(East side)
Bethesda Methodist School)

II

Former Methodist School. 1819, enlarged 1836. Flemish bond
brickwork with plain tiled roof. 2-storeyed, 12 bays fronting
church yard, the central section advanced with pedimented
gable with giant pilasters and octagonal lantern over.
Pilasters also mark angles. Windows are sashes with margin
lights and flat arched stuccoed heads with expressed
keystones. Upper windows of central section have entablatures
carried on console brackets. Pedimented stuccoed gable to
street with blind central doorway with entablature and
flanking sash windows with margin lights. Central upper window
with entablature, also blind. Inscribed in the pediment is
"Bethesda School. Erected MDCCCXIX enlarged MDCCCXXXVI".
Alexander House forms south wing added to rear beyond former
pedimented central gable, matching that to north. Round-arched
doorway with margin lights below and tripartite upper windows.
Cast-iron railings with domed caps to Bethesda Street.


Listing NGR: SJ8825647293

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