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Description: Netherton School
Date Listed: 18 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 235879
OS Grid Reference: NZ2346081983
OS Grid Coordinates: 423460, 581983
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1317, -1.6336
NZ 28 SW (North side)
4/8 Netherton School
School, dated 1846 on rear wing. Roughly-squared stone with ashlar quoins and
dressings; roof of large blue slates. Tudor-Gothic style. South elevation 6
bays, single-storeyed except for 2-storey porch in 3rd bay. Moulded plinth,
stepped buttresses. Projecting porch with diagonal buttresses and 1st floor
string; renewed glazed door in moulded 4-centred arch with hoodmould, beneath
canted oriel with 2-light window and brattished cornice, and tablet with
monogram of Earl of Carlisle under coped gable with moulded kneelers and
finial. Main part has 2-light windows in moulded surrounds holding small-paned
casements. Coped gables with moulded kneelers and finials; taller cross-
gabled roof of porch has ridge stack with 2 diagonal and 1 square-set shafts.
Returns each show 4-light transomed window, with pointed window in gable above.
Rear elevation shows outshut on left and parallel 2-storey wing on right, with
datestone on its left return and right end stack with twin diagonally-set
shafts and moulded cornice.
Listing NGR: NZ2346081983
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Source: English Heritage
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