History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

The Old School House

A Grade II Listed Building in Malpas, Cheshire West and Chester

More Photos »
Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 53.0216 / 53°1'17"N

Longitude: -2.7667 / 2°46'0"W

OS Eastings: 348665

OS Northings: 347423

OS Grid: SJ486474

Mapcode National: GBR 7H.FLFN

Mapcode Global: WH898.G9QW

Entry Name: The Old School House

Listing Date: 22 October 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1312894

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55607

Location: Malpas, Cheshire West and Chester, SY14

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Malpas

Built-Up Area: Malpas

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Malpas St Oswald

Church of England Diocese: Chester

Find accommodation in

Listing Text

SJ 44 NE
(East Side)
2/64 The Old School House

Formerly the centrepiece of Alport School, now a dwelling, 1745 (see
Alport House, item 63 and Alport Cottage, item 65 for the wings).
Flemish bond brown brickwork; grey slate roof. The wings project.
2-storeys; 3 bays. Red sandstone plinth. 4 plain brick pilasters
divide the facade into 3 panels; 3-course brick band at 1st floor;
dentilled 3-course brick band below brick parapet of 6 panels with
moulded stone coping. Nailed boarded door on old wrought iron hinges
with replaced 6-pane casement to each side. On upper storey a 4-pane
replaced casement to each side; slightly recessed stone plaque at
centre inscribed (above shield bearing 6 bells) "The Charity of
Richard Alport late of Overton in this Parish, Esquire, 1745". The
plaque and door and window openings are all under flat gauged brick
arches with keystones. Stone coped end gables have projecting brick
chimneys with 1-course bands and replaced caps of 3 courses of blue
Interior: Much altered in conversion to dwelling, has 3 ogee-stopped
chamfered main beams of oak to former school hall and dogleg stair
with shaped splat balusters; they look 50 years older than the

Listing NGR: SJ4866547423

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

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.