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Anvil House, Brignall

Description: Anvil House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111671

OS Grid Reference: NZ0683112232
OS Grid Coordinates: 406831, 512232
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5054, -1.8960

Location: Brignall Lane, Brignall, Durham DL12 9SF

Locality: Brignall
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL12 9SF

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Listing Text

(South side)

6/82 Anvil House


Schoolroom with master's house attached, now private house. Later C18.
Coursed rubble with horizontally-tooled quoins and dressings; stone slate roof.
North elevation in two sections: Right part is master's house, a gabled
2-storey bay with false 4-pane window on ground floor, 12-pane Yorkshire sash
above and coped gable; stepped-and-banded lateral stack on left return;
outshut on right has renewed window in old opening. Single-storey 2-bay
schoolroom to left has pent porch in right bay, with renewed door on left
return; and 4-pane sash at left. Coped left gable. Left return shows stepped
projecting stack.

Rear elevation: house has French window,with renewed window in old opening
above; schoolroom two 4-pane sashes.

The school was in existence in 1794, and continued in use until 1866.

Included for historical interest.

Listing NGR: NZ0683112232

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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