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Ridley County Primary School

A Grade II Listed Building in Ridley, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.0856 / 53°5'8"N

Longitude: -2.6852 / 2°41'6"W

OS Eastings: 354203

OS Northings: 354482

OS Grid: SJ542544

Mapcode National: GBR 7L.9N7Y

Mapcode Global: WH88X.QPJW

Plus Code: 9C5V38P7+6W

Entry Name: Ridley County Primary School

Listing Date: 29 October 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1330120

English Heritage Legacy ID: 56870

ID on this website: 101330120

Location: Cheshire East, Cheshire, CW6

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Ridley

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Bunbury St Boniface

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Village school, 1876 (on stone tablet) in Gothic style. Coursed rock-faced
sandstone with tile roof. Single storey, 3 bays, with 2-storey, single bay,
teacher's house (east), forming a "T" shaped plan. The teacher's house, and
west bay, stand forward and there is a wide projecting buttress between the
two central windows. Weathered plinth and moulded sill band. Boarded door,
with false strap hinges, and shouldered head in stone dressed opening. The
door is fronted by lean-to hood, supported by decorative wooden brackets, off
stone corbels. Main windows are three-light, stone dressed and mullioned with
steeply weathered sills and trefoil heads. The central buttress has the date
and AD in trefoil headed incised panel. The west bay has 1-and-2-light flat
headed headed windows and the west gable a 3-light mullion and transome trefoil
headed window. The teacher's house (east) has a hexagonal bay with flat-headed
lights. The stonework is splayed outward above window heads at corners to give
square quoins at first floor level. Copings to gables, tall octagonal single-
flue chimney above roof of west bay and heavy wide bell-cote astride the main
ridge. Crested ridge tiles.
Interior: Single room with arched braced roof trusses.

Listing NGR: SJ5420354482

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