Cawthorne's Endowed School


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Statutory Address:
Cawthorne's Endowed School, Abbeystead, LA2 9BQ


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Statutory Address:
Cawthorne's Endowed School, Abbeystead, LA2 9BQ

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

Lancaster (District Authority)
Over Wyresdale
National Grid Reference:
SD 56132 54311


SD 55 SE 12/46

OVER WYRESDALE ABBEYSTEAD Cawthorne's Endowed School

GV II School, late C19, possibly by Douglas. Sandstone rubble with slate roof. Single storey. South side has two projections, the right-hand one gabled, the left-hand one smaller and with a hipped roof. Windows have lights with elliptical heads. To the right of the right-hand projection is one of eight lights, with mullions and transom. To the left there is a similar window. Its front wall has two two-light mullioned windows. The left-hand projection has a two-light mullioned window. There is a door with chamfered surround in its right-hand return wall. The right-hand projection has similar doorways in both return walls. The main building has a stone bellcote on its right-hand gable and a chimney with twin octagonal shafts on its left-hand one. The left-hand (west) gable wall has a stepped eight-light mullioned and transomed window with pointed heads to the upper lights.

Listing NGR: SD5613254311


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 10 Oct 1999
Reference: IOE01/01641/27
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Charles Satterly. Source Historic England Archive
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