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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1121698



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


District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Brignall

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 28-Oct-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 111671

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6/82 Anvil House


Schoolroom with master's house attached, now private house. Later C18. Coursed rubble with horizontally-tooled quoins and dressings; stone slate roof. North elevation in two sections: Right part is master's house, a gabled 2-storey bay with false 4-pane window on ground floor, 12-pane Yorkshire sash above and coped gable; stepped-and-banded lateral stack on left return; outshut on right has renewed window in old opening. Single-storey 2-bay schoolroom to left has pent porch in right bay, with renewed door on left return; and 4-pane sash at left. Coped left gable. Left return shows stepped projecting stack.

Rear elevation: house has French window,with renewed window in old opening above; schoolroom two 4-pane sashes.

The school was in existence in 1794, and continued in use until 1866.

Included for historical interest.

Listing NGR: NZ0683112232

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National Grid Reference: NZ 06831 12232


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