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Duke of Norfolks Primary School and Schoolhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Old Glossop, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.4501 / 53°27'0"N

Longitude: -1.94 / 1°56'24"W

OS Eastings: 404080

OS Northings: 394816

OS Grid: SK040948

Mapcode National: GBR GXWJ.SY

Mapcode Global: WHB9T.5JFY

Entry Name: Duke of Norfolks Primary School and Schoolhouse

Listing Date: 27 January 1978

Last Amended: 22 May 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384225

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484659

Location: High Peak, Derbyshire, SK13

County: Derbyshire

District: High Peak

Town: High Peak

Electoral Ward/Division: Old Glossop

Built-Up Area: Glossop

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Glossop All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text


SK0494 CHURCH STREET, Old Glossop
921-1/11/59 (South side)
27/01/78 Duke of Norfolk's Primary School and
(Formerly Listed as:
(South side)
Duke of Norfolk's Church of England


School with schoolhouse and offices, now house. Mid C19 with
C20 alterations. For the 12th Duke of Norfolk. Coursed
millstone grit with ashlar dressings and Welsh slate roofs
with coped gables, kneelers and ball finials. Tall square
stone stacks.
STYLE: Jacobean Revival.
PLAN: E-plan.
EXTERIOR: single storey with 2 storey house and offices to
east. Chamfered plinth and sill band.
South front has 10 windows arranged 1:3:2:3:1. Projecting
gabled side wings with large 3-light chamfered mullion windows
and above single narrow lights. Projecting gabled central wing
has two 2-light chamfered mullion windows and above armorial
shield with linking stepped hoodmould. Either side recessed
wings have three 2-light and 3-light windows. Opposing single
doorways to wings with 4-centred arch door surrounds. All
windows have stone mullions and transoms, some with 2 sets of
transoms, generally wooden casements, but some with iron
astragals. Single-storey gabled wing to left with corbelled
chimney stack to apex, single 4-centred arch doorway with C20
door and window to left.
Left return has central 3-light and flanking single light
chamfered mullion and transom windows.
Rear elevation with similar detailing and some C20 alteration.
Right return to schoolhouse and offices has irregular
fenestration. Schoolhouse to left has two 2-light mullion
windows to each floor and between single 4-centred arch
doorway with ashlar surround. To right 3-light chamfered
mullion and transom window to offices.
INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: SK0408094816

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

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