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Airmyn First School, Airmyn

Description: Airmyn First School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 164861

OS Grid Reference: SE7250425555
OS Grid Coordinates: 472504, 425555
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7214, -0.9027

Location: High Street, Airmyn, East Riding of Yorkshire DN14 8LF

Locality: Airmyn
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN14 8LF

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Listing Text

SE 72 NW
(north-west side)
1/5 Airmyn First School
Sunday school, now school. 1834 for George Percy, Earl of Beverley, with
additions and alterations of 1891 and C20 additions to rear. Brick with
sandstone ashlar dressings. Welsh slate roof. 1-shaped on plan: original
schoolroom with C19 entrance and wing to right, and schoolroom extension to
rear. Single storey, 3 sections. Schoolroom, gable-end to street, has
triple pointed windows with ashlar heads and sills, and wooden Y-tracery,
beneath ashlar tablet inscribed:
By the Right Honourable the
coped gable with shaped kneelers. Low single-storey projecting wing to
right has pointed window with ashlar head, sill and wooden Y-tracery, small
chamfered rectangular window above, coped gable with shaped kneelers;
similar pointed window to left return, circular window with glazing bars to
right return, and bell turret to rear, adjoining schoolroom, with ashlar
offsets, string course, and pointed chamfered opening beneath coped gable.
Adjoining tripartite entrance section has central pointed doorway with 2-
fold board doors with ornate wrought ironwork, beneath coped ashlar gable
containing semicircular recessed panel inscribed "1891", flanked by small
projecting wings with single pointed Y-traceried windows (that to right with
lower mullion removed) and coped parapets. Left return of schoolroom has
three 16-pane flush sashes to original section and one 6-pane casement to
extension beneath segmental arches; dentilled brick eaves cornice. Built as
a Sunday school for 120 pupils, by 1840 it had become a day-school. D
Galloway, Airmyn in Days Gone By, Vol 1, 1984, pp 13-15; ibid, Vol 2, 1985,
pp 16-17.

Listing NGR: SE7250425555

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Source: English Heritage

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