Survey Data

Reg No

41310083


Rating

Regional


Categories of Special Interest

Architectural


Original Use

Building misc


In Use As

Building misc


Date

1855 - 1860


Coordinates

284186, 303518


Date Recorded

30/07/2012


Date Updated

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Description

Detached seven-bay single-storey school building, dated 1859, having projecting lower flat-roofed open porch to front. Pitched slate roof with ashlar limestone chimneystacks and replacement uPVC rainwater goods. Roughcast rendered walls. Square-headed window openings with limestone block and start surrounds and sills and having small-pane timber double casement windows. Porch has rectangular plan with canted front corners, roughcast rendered walls and moulded cornice, latter stepped at centre to accommodate carved stone plaque bearing crown, 'B' and date '1859'. Porch has loop-type openings to each face and flanking entrance, with limestone surrounds. Square-headed outer entrance to porch, with limestone block and start surround, and two square-headed doorways to interior having similar surrounds and timber battened doors. Building stands in yard having rubble limestone boundary walls with copings and vehicular gateway having square-plan ashlar limestone piers with plinths, rock-faced caps and recent timber double-leaf gate.

Appraisal

This school building is distinctive for its canted porch and its date stone of 1859. It has good-quality cut limestone details in its porch, openings and chimneystacks. The boundary and gateway provide the setting for the building and enhance it with its good quality masonry.