SCHOOL HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1159085
Date first listed:
10-May-1967
Date of most recent amendment:
07-Dec-1987
Statutory Address:
18 19, THE VILLAGE
Statutory Address:
SCHOOL HOUSE, 17, THE VILLAGE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
18 19, THE VILLAGE
Statutory Address:
SCHOOL HOUSE, 17, THE VILLAGE

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

District:
County Durham (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Brancepeth
National Grid Reference:
NZ 22167 38036

Details

BRANCEPETH THE VILLAGE NZ 23 NW (East side) 5/39 Inset No. 17 (School House), 10/5/67 Nos. 18 and 19 (formerly listed as School House, 18 Brancepeth, 19 Brancepeth) GV II

Former village school and master's house, now 3 dwellings. Dated 1857 on chimney, converted into houses in mid C20. Coursed sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings. Graduated green slate roofs and ashlar chimney stacks. Tudor style. Long centre block with projecting cross-gabled wing at right (former master's house, now No. 17) and former gabled porch at left (now part of No. 19). Centre block: single storey with C20 attics, 4 bays. Central truncated external chimney with dated plaque. Flanking chamfered doorways under hoodmoulds stepped up over blank shields. Doorway at left moved from original position in porch. Three 3-light C20 casements in altered chamfered surrounds. Eaves raised and 4 large, hip-roofed dormers inserted. Steeply- pitched roof with truncated central ridge stack and tall cylindrical end stacks. Small gabled porch at left has C20 3-light window and projecting gabled bellcote with single pointed opening. 2-storey wing at right: cross window on ground floor and 2-light window above, both under hoodmoulds; coped gable with square kneelers; transverse ridge chimney with 3 cylindrical stacks; chamfered doorway in 2-bay. right return. Included for group value. Later C20 additions on rear of not of interest.

Listing NGR: NZ2216738036

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
109920
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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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