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Description: Community Centre
Date Listed: 26 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111891
OS Grid Reference: NY9450025585
OS Grid Coordinates: 394500, 525585
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6254, -2.0867
MIDDLETON IN TEESDALE ALSTON ROAD
24/89 Community Centre
School, now community centre. Dated 1861 in central gable; for London Lead
Roughly-dressed coarse sandstone with ashlar plinth, quoins and dressings;
roof 2 colours of graduated slates, with stone gable copings. One storey, 5
bays, the central projecting under gable; set-back one-storey, one-bay porch
extensions at left and right. Pointed-arched boarded doors, with strap
hinges, under gabled hood on head-stopped brackets. 4-light window in gabled
centre under relieving arch, and 3-light windows in other bays have stone
mullions and transoms, alternate-block jambs and drainage holes in sloping
sills, all under relieving arches. Diagonal buttresses; steeply-gabled bell
cote at left of front gable. Returns have large roundel with geometric tracery,
that on right return blocked, flanked by small 2-centred-arched openings.
Scrolled wrought-iron finial on bellcote; steeply-pitched roofs have
overlapping gable copings.
Listing NGR: NY9450025585
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Source: English Heritage
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