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Old Primary School Block at Verdin Coprehensive School

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

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Latitude: 53.1932 / 53°11'35"N

Longitude: -2.5299 / 2°31'47"W

OS Eastings: 364690

OS Northings: 366362

OS Grid: SJ646663

Mapcode National: GBR 7S.2XMQ

Mapcode Global: WH99K.3ZJX

Entry Name: Old Primary School Block at Verdin Coprehensive School

Listing Date: 12 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1329842

English Heritage Legacy ID: 57389

Location: Winsford, Cheshire West and Chester, CW7

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Winsford

Built-Up Area: Winsford

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Over St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 66 NW
4/105 Old Primary School block
at Verdin Comprehensive
Former primary school, now part of secondary school. Dated AD 1906.
Red Flemish bond brick with ashlar dressings and slate roof. Single
storey. Street front: Three central bays project slightly beneath
gable. Four pilaster buttresses to this central gabled portion with
swept offsets and ball finials all of ashlar. Ashlar surrounds to
windows. The central one being of 4 x 5 panes with lateral ones of 3
x 5 panes. The gable has ashlar coping, a keyed ovolo to the centre
in a square ashlar piece. Gable above with consoles to the sides and
an open pediment which contains the Delamere arms and below this the
datestone. To either side are, nearest the centre, windows of 3 x 5
panes with flat semi-dormer heads supported on stone brackets and at
the far left and right windows of 2 x 4 panes with ashlar surrounds.
Quoins to right hand corner of building and octagonal bellcote to
centre of ridge with splayed lower body. Louvred openings to middle
and terminating in an octagonal spire. To the left of this block are
two projecting gabled wings, the right one projecting slightly more
than that at the left. Similar in both having stone bands, coping
stones and pyramidal finials. Each has a central window of 4 x 5
panes with lateral windows of 3 x 4 panes. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SJ6469066362

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

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