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Halton Bank School

A Grade II Listed Building in Langworthy, Salford

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Latitude: 53.4928 / 53°29'33"N

Longitude: -2.2929 / 2°17'34"W

OS Eastings: 380663

OS Northings: 399601

OS Grid: SJ806996

Mapcode National: GBR D6B.7Y

Mapcode Global: WH989.RGBQ

Plus Code: 9C5VFPV4+4R

Entry Name: Halton Bank School

Listing Date: 20 October 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386089

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471513

Location: Langworthy, Salford, M6

County: Salford

Electoral Ward/Division: Langworthy

Built-Up Area: Salford

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Pendleton and Claremont

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


949-1/4/15 (South West side)
Halton Bank School


School, now apartments. Dated 1906, fenestration altered late
C20. John Woodhouse, architect. Red brick with yellow
terracotta dressings and Welsh slate roof. Free classical
style, balanced asymmetry.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys forming U-plan with main range flanked by
projecting wings. Symmetrically planned main block with high
central gable. 4 segmentally-arched windows with small upper
panes and terracotta keystones to ground floor, paired sash
windows above each side of 3 grouped tall windows with moulded
terracotta pedimented heads, projecting into gable. Small
cupola with domed roof behind. Lower stair blocks advanced
each side link with flanking wings. These each have tower on
inner corner, with low mullioned windows in lower stage, and
taller mullioned and transomed window above. Angle pilasters
and parapet, squat spirelets. Alongside the towers are the 2
entrances, each in projecting terracotta porch, with shallow
segmental archway and parapet. Corner of left-hand block has
canted full height bay with continuous band of mullioned
windows at first-floor level and flat roof.
Right-hand wing links to taller gabled wing extending the main
range by 2 bays and set back behind single storey classroom
range over basement. This range is symmetrically designed with
3 gables, the central having tall 3-tier mullioned and
transomed window, the outer gables narrow windows flanking
panels with inscriptions and coat of arms.
INTERIOR not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ8142699051

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

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