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Description: Central School (East Block)
Date Listed: 6 September 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 110675
OS Grid Reference: NZ2900614940
OS Grid Coordinates: 429006, 514940
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5289, -1.5533
1. (West Side)
Central School (east block)
(Formerly Darlington Technical
NZ 2814 NE 7/346
NZ 2914 NW 9/346
1896 by G.G Hoskins in an elaborate Perpendicular style. Pinkish brick with terra-cotta
dressings. Two storeys and basement, 13 bays in all. Central bay is base of projecting
4-storey tower whose 1st floor bay window rests on entrance porch. Tower, porch
ends and the angles of 2-bay projections in centres of each side have octagonal.
corner turrets. These subsidiary projections are gabled and have attic windows.
High pitched slate roofs have ridge stacks. Sections between and beyond the 3
projections have quatrefoil patterned frieze resting on corbel table. All windows
have Perpendicular tracery and segmental relieving arches. Many-moulded Tudor
arched entrance has a drip mould with leafy stops. Name plaque above.
Listing NGR: NZ2900614940
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Source: English Heritage
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