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Sessay Church of England School and Masters House

A Grade II Listed Building in Sessay, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.1665 / 54°9'59"N

Longitude: -1.2907 / 1°17'26"W

OS Eastings: 446408

OS Northings: 474759

OS Grid: SE464747

Mapcode National: GBR MNF8.C5

Mapcode Global: WHD8X.4JNQ

Entry Name: Sessay Church of England School and Masters House

Listing Date: 20 December 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1150691

English Heritage Legacy ID: 332888

Location: Sessay, Hambleton, North Yorkshire, YO7

County: North Yorkshire

District: Hambleton

Parish: Sessay

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Listing Text

SESSAY CHURCH LANE
SE 47 SE
(east side)
7/30 Sessay Church of England
School and Masters House
GV II
School with master's house. 1848 by William Butterfield for Viscount Downe;
enlarged 1874, 1910 and 1949 (Sessay typescript, p 22). Coursed rubble with ashlar
dressings; graduated stone slate roof. Single storey; on left, L-shaped 2-bay
schoolroom, the right bay projecting under gable; on right, in line with gable,
2-bay master's house with rear outshut. Quoins, quoined openings. House: central
timber porch with 3-light window to left and 2-light window to right; to far right,
offset lateral stack with octagonal flue; another, corniced, stack to rear. School:
gabled right-hand bay has paired, pointed-arched, 2-light transomed windows with
cusped heads and Decorated-style tracery; on left roof pitch is shallower over
chamfered, triangular-headed doorway with board door up steps; small clock between
door and windows; offset corniced stack in left-hand roof slope. Left bay has cat-
slide roof over outshut on right. Left gable has a 2-light, transomed, Decorated-
style window. Rear additions not of special interest.
Sessay, a parish to be proud of (typescript held in Northallerton Reference Library).


Listing NGR: SE4640874759

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