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Old School House

A Grade II Listed Building in Adlington, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6059 / 53°36'21"N

Longitude: -2.6133 / 2°36'48"W

OS Eastings: 359512

OS Northings: 412321

OS Grid: SD595123

Mapcode National: GBR BV6R.03

Mapcode Global: WH97K.TMQJ

Plus Code: 9C5VJ94P+9M

Entry Name: Old School House

Listing Date: 21 February 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1362063

English Heritage Legacy ID: 357521

Location: Adlington, Chorley, Lancashire, PR7

County: Lancashire

Civil Parish: Adlington

Built-Up Area: Adlington

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Adlington St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 51 SE ADLINGTON OLD SCHOOL LANE

8/7 Old School House
-
- II


School and house, dated 1815, now one house. Coursed squared sandstone,
stone quoins, stone slate roof, with one brick chimney at left gable, 2
at right gable. Square plan 2 x 2 rooms. Two storeys, symmetrical; 2
adjacent round-headed doorways in centre with plain jambs and small
keystones, blocked fanlights; one round-headed casement window each side
at ground floor, ordinary casements above them at 1st floor. In the
centre of the 1st floor is a rectangular stone tablet with incised
lettering:-

"This School for pious and useful learning
Was built by voluntary subscription
In the Year of our Lord 1815
R.P.B."

Left half of building was school, right half was master's house. Left
gable wall has 2 round headed casement windows on each floor, and both
gable walls have in the centre at 1st floor a tall arched recess, now
rendered. Rear wall has a round-headed window at ground floor of left
half of building, 3 other casement windows, and a modern glazed poch.


Listing NGR: SD5951212321

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

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