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Former Parish School and Wall Attached, Etherley

Description: Former Parish School and Wall Attached

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111377

OS Grid Reference: NZ1660628365
OS Grid Coordinates: 416606, 528365
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6501, -1.7441

Location: B6282, Etherley, Durham DL14 0HT

Locality: Etherley
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL14 0HT

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Listing Text

NZ 12 NE
(East side)
High Etherley
5/12 Former parish
school and wall


Parish school, now parish hall. Dated 1833. Paid for by Henry Stobart,
coalowner. Extended 1869. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings,
plinth and quoins; Welsh slate roof. Tudor style. One storey, 5 bays and
long right extension; set-back left wall. Symmetrical main block has central
gabled porch; boarded door, with elaborate iron hinges, in chamfered segmental-
headed surround; stepped dripmould containing blocked 2-light window over panel
with date; coped gable parapet on string; gabled bellcote. 4-light windows
under dripmoulds in flanking bays; outer bays project under gables and have
stepped 4-light windows with transoms to inner lights; cross-shaped vents in
gable peaks. Blank right extension to double door at left end under flat stone
lintel. Low-pitched roofs have moulded kneelers. 2 low ridge chimneys, the
left truncated and the right with double-chamfered coping.

High yard wall set-back at left has gable over boarded door in deeply-chamfered
surround; flat stone coping.

Listing NGR: NZ1660628365

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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