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The Old School House

A Grade II Listed Building in Swan Green, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.2636 / 53°15'49"N

Longitude: -2.3874 / 2°23'14"W

OS Eastings: 374258

OS Northings: 374142

OS Grid: SJ742741

Mapcode National: GBR CZRP.YS

Mapcode Global: WH99F.97DC

Plus Code: 9C5V7J77+F3

Entry Name: The Old School House

Listing Date: 10 March 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1310312

English Heritage Legacy ID: 57610

ID on this website: 101310312

Location: Lower Peover, Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire, WA16

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Nether Peover

Built-Up Area: Swan Green

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Lower or Nether Peover St Oswald

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Schoolhouse, 1645 and 1710, converted to cottage. English garden wall
bond brown brickwork with graded stone-slate roof. 1½ storeys, 2
windows, symmetrical. Door of 6 raised and fielded panels; replaced
wooden 3-light leaded casements; plain 3-course band at 1st floor;
stone above doorway inscribed Deo et Ecclesiae hanc domunculum in usum
scholae humilime dedicat Ri: Comberbach 1710 postea datavit 1645; on
cill of dedication stone RESTAURATA 1883. A horizontally sliding sash
in lower storey of left gable end and 2 in upper storey, all leaded;
mid C20 oriel inserted in right gable. Replaced empty square belfry
above right gable; rendered chimney on left gable.
Interior, altered during conversion, not inspected.
Part of an attractive group around forecourt to churchyard.

Listing NGR: SJ7425774142

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