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Description: Village School and Schoolmaster's House
Date Listed: 7 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 167874
OS Grid Reference: SE9362664754
OS Grid Coordinates: 493626, 464754
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0702, -0.5707
SLEDMERE MAIN STREET
SE 9264-9364 (north side)
17/64 Village School and
Village school and schoolmaster's house. 1875 with later additions and
alterations including those of mid-late C20 of no special interest. By
G E Street for Sir Tattonsykes,sth Baronet. Reddish-orange brick in
English garden wall bond with ashlar dressings and some timber framing, with
plain tile roof. Originally T-shaped on plan, with C20 ranges to rear.
Single-storey, 3-bay schoolroom, single bay with attic adjoining to right
and taller schoolmaster's wing beyond to right which projects slightly,
single storey with attic to gable. Angle buttress with offsets to left,to
height of sill band and with quoins above. Plinth with ashlar copings.
Entrance between third and fourth bays a pointed ashlar arch with cavetto
moulding under hoodmould which continues across facade as sill band, within
a pointed-arched plank door. Projecting stack interrupts sill band between
second and third bays, tapering to octagonal chimney with star-shaped ashlar
cowl. Bays 1, 2 and 3 have 2 ogeed trefoil-light windows with chamfered
mullions and quoined surrounds, with mainly diamond-paned casements. To
fourth bay a similar 3-light window but with blocked foils. Ashlar eaves
band. Overhanging eaves. Skylight behind chimney. Roof dormer to attic in
fourth bay has diamond-paned, 3-light casement window. Ornamental ridge
tiles and 2 fleches. To left gable end a 4-light window with cusped lights
in double-chamfered surround and with single light at apex. Wing: chamfered
ashlar plinth. Sill band. 2-light mullion window with chamfered mullion
and quoined architrave. Above a band of timber framing interrupted by
central 3-light casement window. Gable has fish-scale tiles. Groups of 2
and 4 star-shaped stacks to ridge and rear. Entrance to shoolmaster's house
to right return a plank door within projecting porch with timber framing to
gable. Interiors. Schoolroom has stone fireplace with ogeed arch and sill
band. Schoolmaster's house: pine dogleg staircase with open fretwork
balustrade and newel posts. Mainly 4-panel doors throughout. Shutters to
some windows. Pevsner N, Yorkshire and the East Riding, 1978, p 346.
Listing NGR: SE9362664754
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Source: English Heritage
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