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Latitude: 53.5766 / 53°34'35"N
Longitude: -2.4266 / 2°25'35"W
OS Eastings: 371849
OS Northings: 408973
OS Grid: SD718089
Mapcode National: GBR CWH2.FM
Mapcode Global: WH97V.PCNG
Entry Name: Former County Grammar School with Boundary Railings
Listing Date: 19 October 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1388043
English Heritage Legacy ID: 476041
Location: Bolton, BL1
Electoral Ward/Division: Great Lever
Built-Up Area: Bolton
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Bolton-le-Moors St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Manchester
SD70NW GREAT MOOR STREET
797-1/4/96 (South side)
19/10/98 Former County Grammar School with
County Grammar School, now part of Bolton Metropolitan
College. 1897. Brick with terracotta dressings and slate roof.
EXTERIOR AND PLAN: 3 storey, plan comprises 3 parallel ranges
with 9-window range facing street with advanced outer bays and
doorway in porch to left of centre. Segmental pediment to
porch with arched doorway with decorated spandrels and round
arched overlights above. Lettering in mosaic above the
Mullioned and transomed windows to ground floor, and similar
windows above, with a tripartite window to left of central
bay, and an oriel window to the right of the entrance. Pierced
parapet between the gables. Central pedimented gable with
Palladian window in second storey, and cupola on roof to rear
of gable. Outer gables have paired 3-light mullioned windows
and palladian window in upper storey.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: cast-iron railings and gates with banded
gate piers to each side of the building, denoting the original
boys and girls entrances in return elevations.
(Bolton and District Civic Trust: Buildings of Bolton: Bolton:
Listing NGR: SD7184908973
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