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© Mr Michael J Tuck

IoE Number: 56870
Location: RIDLEY COUNTY PRIMARY SCHOOL, WREXHAM ROAD
  RIDLEY, CREWE AND NANTWICH, CHESHIRE
Photographer: Mr Michael J Tuck
Date Photographed: 04 July 2002
Date listed: 29 October 1984
Date of last amendment: 29 October 1984
Grade II

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SJ 55 SWRIDLEYWREXHAM ROAD4/31Ridley County PrimarySchool.

SJ 55 SW RIDLEY WREXHAM ROAD 4/31 Ridley County Primary School. II Village school, 1876 (on stone tablet) in Gothic style. Coursed rock-faced sandstone with tile roof. Single storey, 3 bays, with 2-storey, single bay, teacher's house (east), forming a "T" shaped plan. The teacher's house, and west bay, stand forward and there is a wide projecting buttress between the two central windows. Weathered plinth and moulded sill band. Boarded door, with false strap hinges, and shouldered head in stone dressed opening. The door is fronted by lean-to hood, supported by decorative wooden brackets, off stone corbels. Main windows are three-light, stone dressed and mullioned with steeply weathered sills and trefoil heads. The central buttress has the date and AD in trefoil headed incised panel. The west bay has 1-and-2-light flat headed headed windows and the west gable a 3-light mullion and transome trefoil headed window. The teacher's house (east) has a hexagonal bay with flat-headed lights. The stonework is splayed outward above window heads at corners to give square quoins at first floor level. Copings to gables, tall octagonal single- flue chimney above roof of west bay and heavy wide bell-cote astride the main ridge. Crested ridge tiles. Interior: Single room with arched braced roof trusses.

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