This photograph, © Frank Bennett, first appeared on the Images of England site and is republished here with permission.
Date Photographed: 02 September 2000.
The official description is
LONGDENDALE CHURCH BROW SJ 99 NE (west side) 4/48 No. 6 20.4.77 (School House) G.V. II Schoolmaster's house. Dated 1862. Rock-faced stone with ashlar dressings and graduated stone slate roof. 3 bays, single-depth with 2 storeys. 3, 4 and 5-light chamfered mullion windows with hoodmoulds on ground floor, none on first. Tudor style door in bay 3 with "manners maketh man" inscribed above in Gothic script. Bays 1 and 2 are recessed the eaves being supported on slender timber columns with arch bracing. A plaque in bay 3 reads "Come ye Children: Harken unto me: I will teach you the fear of the Lord: The fear of the Lord is the Beginning of Wisdom: Bring them: In the nurture and admonition of the Lord: Anno Domini MDCCCLXII". Coped gables, 2 ridge chimney stacks and mullion windows to rear.See my own photograph on Hyde Daily Photo.