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Description: Barningham Village School
Date Listed: 28 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111636
OS Grid Reference: NZ0843810252
OS Grid Coordinates: 408438, 510252
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4875, -1.8712
NZ 0810 BARNINGHAM BARNINGHAM VILLAGE
School, c.1875. Roughly-coursed rubble with rock-faced quoins and tooled
ashlar dressings. Graduated stone slate roof except for C20 hardrow tiles
to rear. 1 storey, 3 bays. 3-light chamfered mullioned windows holding
2-pane casements. Gablet above centre with inscription 'ERECTED BY THE
FAMILY OF THE LATE LADY AUGUSTA HENRIETTA MILBANKE....", moulded circular
surround for clock, and ball finial. Coped gables on moulded kneelers;
central circular metal ridge vent. Left return shows triplet of lancets,
wrought-iron cross fleury finial and lower gabled porch to left: boarded
door with ornamental scrolled hinges, under segmental-pointed arch. Right
return shows similar triplet and gabled bellcote with segmental-pointed arch
and wrought-iron finial; to right a C20 flat-roofed extension with re-set
similar doorway, from former porch, on left return. Rear elevation shows
projecting central gabled wing with 3-light mullioned window.
Interior: main hall has 2 arch-braced collar-beam trusses with upper king
Historical note; the date on the inscription has weathered away; the Lady
Milbanke commemorated died in 1874.
Included for group value.
C20 extensions flanking rear wing are not of special interest, except for
the re-set doorway mentioned above.
Listing NGR: NZ0843810252
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Source: English Heritage
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