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School and Schoolmaster's House

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

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Latitude: 53.1649 / 53°9'53"N

Longitude: -2.8071 / 2°48'25"W

OS Eastings: 346134

OS Northings: 363390

OS Grid: SJ461633

Mapcode National: GBR 7F.4NLW

Mapcode Global: WH88G.VQF2

Plus Code: 9C5V557V+X4

Entry Name: School and Schoolmaster's House

Listing Date: 30 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1330262

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55535

ID on this website: 101330262

Location: Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire, CH3

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Waverton

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Waverton St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Schoolmaster's House


Former school and schoolmaster's house, now parish hall and house:
dated 1877 by John Douglas for the 1st Duke of, Westminster.
Schoolmaster's house has English garden wall band orange brick with
red sandstone dressings and planted timber framing on the upper
storey. Red tile roof and 2 lateral brick chimneys. 2-storey, 3-bay
west front. Stone plinth and stringcourses. Central doorway behind
oriel window supported on wooden columns on low stone walls.
4-centred arched doorcase under label mould. Door of tall vertical
panels with iron strap hinges. 3-light casement above and to left is
a 5-light stone mullioned window. Pair of small outbuildings with
hipped roofs attached. Right gable has canted stone bay window below
upper storey jettied out on wooden brackets. Date on tiebeam over
4-light casement.

School in ashlar red sandstone, connected to house by 1-storey
passage. Has 1-storey, 5-bay south front under hipped roof with
bellcote incorporated at the left end. Central 3 bays have 4-light
mullioned and transomed windows with 4-centred arched lights above a
continuous sill band. Each has stone-coped and finialled gable above.
Door at left with 4-centred arched head and 4-light mullioned window
at right end. 3 small gabled ventilators in roof. Additional hipped
porch at right end with similar doorcase.
Interior: One large room open to roof, with mansard shaped trusses,
which can be divided by sliding half-glazed panels. Small classroom
to rear and cloakrooms at either end.

Listing NGR: SJ4613463390

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