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Former County Grammar School with Boundary Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Lever, Bolton

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1388043

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476041

Location: Bolton, BL1

County: Bolton

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

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Listing Text


BOLTON

SD70NW GREAT MOOR STREET
797-1/4/96 (South side)
19/10/98 Former County Grammar School with
boundary railings

GV II

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
windows.
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:
1983-).

Listing NGR: SD7184908973

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