Warburton School

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Warburton School
Warburton School is located in Greater Manchester
Warburton School
Location in Greater Manchester
LocationWarburton, Greater Manchester, England
Coordinates53°23′59″N 2°26′18″W / 53.3998°N 2.4384°W / 53.3998; -2.4384Coordinates: 53°23′59″N 2°26′18″W / 53.3998°N 2.4384°W / 53.3998; -2.4384
Built forRowland Egerton-Warburton
ArchitectJohn Douglas
Listed Building – Grade II
Designated12 July 1985
Reference no.212939

Warburton School is on the south side of Dunham Road in the village of Warburton, Greater Manchester, England. It has been converted into a house and is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II listed building.[1]

The school was built in 1871–72 for the landowner Rowland Egerton-Warburton of Arley Hall, and was designed by the Chester architect John Douglas.[2] It is constructed in brick with stone and terracotta dressings, and has a tiled roof. The building has three bays; from the left, the first two bays contain seven-light mullioned windows. Above the window in the central bay is a dormer gable that contains a three-light mullioned window. The right bay contains a modern patio window. Between the left and central bays is a decorated brick chimney stack. Above the main roof is a hipped bellcote. In the interior of the building are two pairs of truncated crucks supporting the roof.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Historic England, "The School, Warburton (1356531)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 12 April 2015
  2. ^ Hubbard, Edward (1991). The Work of John Douglas. London: The Victorian Society. p. 243. ISBN 0-901657-16-6.