FORMER PARISH SCHOOL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1355141
Date first listed:
18-Nov-1985
Statutory Address:
FORMER PARISH SCHOOL, DUNSTON ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
FORMER PARISH SCHOOL, DUNSTON ROAD

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

District:
Gateshead (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NZ 22682 62604

Details

NZ 26 SW WHICKHAM DUNSTON ROAD (east side) Dunston

5/123 Former parish school 100 metres north of White Gate.

G.V. II

School, now workshops. Dated 1818. Coursed squared sandstone with large quoins and ashlar dressings; low-pitched Welsh slate roof with flat stone gable copings. One storey, 8 bays. Recessed 4-panelled door under stone lintel in bay 8. Round-section mullioned and transomed windows in all bays, those in bays 2, 4 and 6 under gabled dormers breaking eaves; all with flat stone sills, irregular-block jambs and wood lintels. Long windows in right return under inscription ERECTED BY SUBSCRIPTION, ANNO DOMINI, 1818. THE HON. AND REV. EDWARD GREY, RECTOR. Historical note: subscribers included the Bishop of Durham and the trustees of Lord Crewe. Source: W. Bourn, Annals of the Parish of Whickham, Consett 1892, 101.

Listing NGR: NZ2268262604

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
303888
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Bourn, W, Annals of the Parish of Whickham, (1892), 101

Legal

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

End of official listing

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