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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: LIBRARY BLOCK, NELSON THOMLINSON SCHOOL

List entry Number: 1289317

Location

LIBRARY BLOCK, NELSON THOMLINSON SCHOOL, LONGMOOR LANE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
CumbriaAllerdaleDistrict AuthorityWigton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 01-Apr-1967

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 72033

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History

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Details

NY 2548 WIGTON LONGMOOR LANE (North side) Wigton

14/79 Library block, Nelson Thomlinson School 1/4/67 II

Grammar School now library block of comprehensive school. Dated and inscribed over entrance NELSON SCHOOL WIGTON FOUNDED AD 1896 with coat of arms; probably by C.J. Ferguson. Red sandstone ashlar. Steeply pitched graduated greenslate roof with coped gables and square stone chimney stack; square wooden cupola with pointed spire and lucarnes. Large 2-storey building in U-shape. Off-centre large canted bay stone-mullioned window, with leaded panes, projects above eaves with shaped parapet. Entrance to left has stone architrave. Further large stone-mullioned windows with leaded panes. Projecting 2-storey gabled extension to left has similar windows. Lower gabled extension to right has porch with inscription and date. Further contemporary gabled extensions to right have stone-mullioned windows. C20 extensions are of no interest.

Listing NGR: NY2584348027

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National Grid Reference: NY 25843 48027

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