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Captain Shaw's Primary School, Bootle
Captain Shaw's Primary School
Bootle School
Street:-   Main Street
locality:-   Bootle
civil parish:-   Bootle (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   school
locality type:-   village hall
coordinates:-   SD10768822
1Km square:-   SD1088
10Km square:-   SD18

BVS32.jpg (taken 24.11.2011)  
BVS34.jpg  School sign.
(taken 24.11.2011)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 85 16) 
source data:-   Maps, County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.
"Endowed School"

evidence:-   database:- Listed Buildings 2010
placename:-  Captain Shaw's Primary School
source data:-  
courtesy of English Heritage
source data:-  
courtesy of English Heritage
"Primary School. Plaque dated 1830, later additions. Stuccoed stone with slate roof. 2 storeys, 5 bays, the end bays break forward. Moulded base, top cornice and coped parapet; quoins and coped gables. 2-light double-chamfered mullioned windows with label moulds. Right return of 2 bays, 2 windows of 2 lights to 1st floor, one blind; attic light. 2 entrances have 4-centred heads with incised spandrels and studded doors. Plaque inscribed with biblical quotations (Ecclesiastes 12.1; Proverbs 22.5 and 50.7) and date. Rear has later wing under flat roof and lean-to outshut; attached gabled open-fronted shed has projecting wing, possibly toilets, with 2-light blind window and opening for bell to east gable end."

BVS33.jpg  Plaque:-
"Remember now thy Creator in the / days of thy youth. ECCLES. XII. I. / Train up a Child in the way he / should go: and when he is old he will not / depart from it. PROV. XXII. VI. / The fear of the Lord is the beginning / of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom / and instruction. PROV. I. VII. / A.D. 1830." (taken 24.11.2011)  

Isaac Shaw was a lieutenant on HMS Neptune at the battle of Trafalgar; Neptune towed the badly damaged Victory to safety after the battle. Isaac Shaw became captain of a frigate, HMS Volontaire.

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