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Tower of Former Holly Mount School in Old Fold Garden

A Grade II Listed Building in Rawtenstall, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7017 / 53°42'6"N

Longitude: -2.287 / 2°17'13"W

OS Eastings: 381146

OS Northings: 422843

OS Grid: SD811228

Mapcode National: GBR DTGM.NS

Mapcode Global: WH97B.V731

Plus Code: 9C5VPP27+M5

Entry Name: Tower of Former Holly Mount School in Old Fold Garden

Listing Date: 30 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1361988

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185809

Location: Rossendale, Lancashire, BB4

County: Lancashire

Electoral Ward/Division: Hareholme

Built-Up Area: Rawtenstall

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Rawtenstall St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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14/230 Tower of former Holly Mount
- School in Old Fold Garden


Tower of former Holly Mount school, erected 1839 by Messrs Whitehead as
factory school. Dressed sandstone. Gothic style, rectangular plan, 3
diminishing stages, with diagonal buttresses, set-offs at each stage,
battlements and crocketed pinnacles, clock face at 3rd stage. Attached at
ground level is large decorated datestone (probably formerly a door head)
forming a semi-circular arch with raised lettering "1839" and "HOLLY MOUNT
SCHOOL" in the head; above this a plaque stating that the Old Fold Garden was
the site of the Holly Mount School. Item forms conspicuous landmark in its

Listing NGR: SD8114622843

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