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The Old Schoolhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanwix Rural, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9044 / 54°54'15"N

Longitude: -2.9135 / 2°54'48"W

OS Eastings: 341519

OS Northings: 557011

OS Grid: NY415570

Mapcode National: GBR 8C3Q.0Q

Mapcode Global: WH7ZX.6ZVL

Entry Name: The Old Schoolhouse

Listing Date: 22 September 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1335509

English Heritage Legacy ID: 77676

Location: Stanwix Rural, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA3

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

Civil Parish: Stanwix Rural

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Carlisle Stanwix St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

STANWIX RURAL RICKERBY
NY 45 NW

5/95 The Old Schoolhouse

II
GV
Storehouse, formerly school. Dated 1835, for George Head Head. Calciferous
sandstone ashlar walls, graduated slate roof. Single storey, 5 bays. West
gable has gabled entrance porch with slate roof: chamfered entrance surround
with hood-mould and two 4-panel doors, above which is stone panel with raised
lettering BOYS SCHOOL and date. Porch flanked by 2 square-headed lancets and on
gable above porch is corbelled square bellcote, with louvred vents and finial.
North face has chamfered plinth course, cross-mullioned diamond leaded
casements, with hood-moulds, coped gables with pronounced kneelers. Unaltered
external condition but no internal features remaining. Mr Head built this
school at his own expense and paid the schoolmaster, who remained for over 40
years. When the schoolmaster died, the pupils were transferred to Stanwix
School.


Listing NGR: NY4151957011

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