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Name:Morton Primary School, Main Road, Morton
HER No.:10306
Type of Record:Building
Designation:None recorded


School of 1882, rebuilt in 1927 to a design by George Henry Widdows

Grid Reference:SK 410 601

Monument Types

Associated Finds: None recorded

Associated Events: None recorded

Full Description

A new school was built at Morton in 1884, at a cost of £600. It had two departments - mixed and infants - with an average attendance of 192. (1)

Morton Primary School is a 1927 rebuild of the Victorian school, to a design by George Henry Widdows. All windows are now pvc. (2)

<1> Bulmer, T and Co., 1895, History, Topography and Directory of Derbyshire, p 673 (Bibliographic reference). SDR3507.

<2> Morrison, A B, 2004, Surviving Widdows Buildings in Derbyshire (Unpublished document). SDR19992.

Sources and Further Reading

[1]SDR3507 - Bibliographic reference: Bulmer, T and Co.. 1895. History, Topography and Directory of Derbyshire. p 673.
[2]SDR19992 - Unpublished document: Morrison, A B. 2004. Surviving Widdows Buildings in Derbyshire.