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Old School Community Centre and House Attached, Belmont

Description: Old School Community Centre and House Attached

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 October 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 110001

OS Grid Reference: NZ3047143584
OS Grid Coordinates: 430471, 543584
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7862, -1.5277

Location: Broomside Lane, Belmont, Durham DH1 2QW

Locality: Belmont
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DH1 2QW

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Listing Text

NZ 34 SW
(South side)
7/12 Old School
16/10/75 Community Centre
and house attached
GV II (formerly listed as
Belmont Controlled Church
of England School)

Parish school and house attached, now community centre. 1870 by Austin and
Johnson. Coursed sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings and rock-faced
quoins; Welsh slate roof with red-moulded ridge tiles. L-plan school with
T-plan house, forming 3 ranges round yard facing road. Medieval style.
One-storey, 3-bay central block with one-bay projection at left; right
projection is left bay of 2-bay house, with second bay set back at right;
porch in angle with second bay.

School has 3 wide windows in main block,with projecting lugged surrounds;
left wing has front gable over large 2-centred-arched stone mullioned-and-
transomed window, with 4 ogee-headed lights in hollow moulded surround.
Pent inner extension on inner return of left wing has similar-style 2-light
square window in front, door and window on inner return and roof hipped at
front. Steeply-pitched roof.

House has chamfered stone mullions to 4-light window under 2-light window,
and top slit in front gable peak; shouldered stone surround to door in full-
height porch at right. Left inner return to yard has single light.

Steeply-pitched roof has steeply-coped transverse chimneys, one on left wing
slope towards central yard,and one behind the house front gable.

School right return gable has large window, with 3 ogee-headed lights, under
gabled bellcote.

Listing NGR: NZ3047143584

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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